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Law Society Cyber Security Advice Pages
May 23, 2017
Law Society Cyber Security Advice Pages

New support pages from the Law Society to help you to understand and mitigate cybersecurity risks

Malware Attacks: Mitigating The Threat
May 15, 2017
Malware Attacks: Mitigating The Threat

There's no such thing as 100% protection from hacking, but adopting simple and sensible policies can help

The Weakest Link In Your Cyber Security
February 13, 2017
The Weakest Link In Your Cyber Security

The Panama Papers leak exposed the most common weakest link in law firms' cyber security: People
 

Cyber Insurance Guidance for Law Firms
October 25, 2016
Cyber Insurance Guidance for Law Firms

Protection and prevention should be your firm's priorities to guard against damaging cyber attacks

Law Firms Targeted by Hackers
May 18, 2016
Law Firms Targeted by Hackers

As many as 48 top firms targeted by hackers

Met Police and CML Advice on Fraud Prevention
November 12, 2015
Met Police and CML Advice on Fraud Prevention

The Met Police’s Falcon Prevention team are specifically highlighting the problem of 'mandate fraud' - impersonating a known contact, such as a bank or a client

Cyber Security and Data Loss - Seminar Resumé
November 3, 2015
Cyber Security and Data Loss - Seminar Resumé

The purpose of this seminar was to target any complacency around the topic and raise the questions that every practising lawyer needs to ask – regularly!

Fraud: Anatomy of an Attack
July 3, 2015
Fraud: Anatomy of an Attack

The techniques used by fraudsters are subtle and convincing, and there is no guarantee of support from your bank nor insurers should the worst happen