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It is time for a reality check on cybersecurity. Our research has focused on the threat that data breaches present to law firms and law departments independently, but the interplay between cybersecurity at law firms and law departments is increasingly impossible to ignore.

Law departments: If you haven’t already been doing so, monitoring law firm cybersecurity practices and ensuring compliance with your top standards is your mandate and it is critical. Since our original report over two years ago, there is little to no indication that law firm cybersecurity has meaningfully improved. That fault does not just lie with law firms.

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Daniella Isaacson, Esq., Senior Analyst, ALM Intelligence

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