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“Fortifying the Law Firm: Understanding and Protecting Against Cyber Risk,” DRI For the Defense

July 2012
Seth L. Laver

“The paradox of technology is that while it makes our lives infinitely easier in certain respects, it opens the door to vast, new worlds of potential risk and liability,” writes Seth L. Laver, a partner in Goldberg Segalla’s Cyber Risk and Social Media Practice Group, in this article published by the Defense Research Institute (DRI). “Whether a mom-and-pop shop or a Fortune 500 company, anyone maintaining a website or storing information electronically faces certain exposure to cyber risk and associated liability.”

This article addresses various types of cyber risk facing law firms and other companies, examines cyber risk in the courts, and provides a number of precautionary measures law firms and other professional service providers may take to protect their firms and clients alike.

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