From virtual courtrooms and depositions to empty and shrinking law offices, the legal practice looks noticeably different from a year ago. But what hasn’t drastically changed is its cybersecurity training. Law firms said their training didn’t require significant upgrades for a remote workforce, except for a few minor changes, because the bulk of their cybersecurity concerns and threats have remained the same in a decentralized environment.
Gulam Zade, CEO of legal information technology consulting provider LogicForce, said clients typically needed significant cybersecurity training adjustments if lawyers and staffers were working on personal electronics. “You’ve got firms out there that sent people out with computers and monitors and specific routers and firms on the other side that said, ‘Use your home equipment.’ [And thus] the amount of training varies,” Zade said.
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