Cyber Liability Feed

Law Firms: Are They the Next Industry to Become a Cyber Breach Target?

In the wake of latest Petya and WaanaCry cybersecurity breaches, it has become readily apparent that law firms are not immune to cyber attacks. In fact, they are becoming a target. Law firms must now become akin to the companies they defend when it comes to countering cyber attacks. The... Read more →


Cybersecurity and the Evolution of a Lawyer’s Ethical Duty

The landscape of data privacy and cybersecurity is constantly changing and evolving. So too is the role of technology in the practice of law and hence, the risk to lawyers and their clients, associated with such technology. It should be no surprise that cyberattacks targeting law firms continue to increase.... Read more →


Internet Scams Targeting Attorneys

Attorneys are highly educated, trained to be thoughtful, analytical, and most importantly skeptical. It will come as a surprise then that attorneys are also particularly vulnerable as a group to certain internet scams, in part because of the way that most attorneys obtain clients and in part because of ethical... Read more →


Massive ‘WannaCry’ Cyberattack Highlights Growing Ransomware Threat

Less than a week after the massive "WannaCry" ransomware cyberattack first hijacked computer systems in at least 140 countries, insurers, brokers and cyber risk management specialists are working with businesses to report claims, improve and expand existing cyber insurance coverages and implement cybersecurity best practices. According to Paul King, USI’s... Read more →


Cyber Breach Prevention Ethical Duty for Law Firms

Hackers are executing sophisticated data breaches on large and small companies all over the world, making the need to protect your law firm from the dangers of cyber breach more important than ever. Although many lawyers prefer to believe that their firm is unlikely to be the target of a... Read more →