Protect Your Law Firm from Cyber Attacks

Small & midsize law firms are most at risk from ransomware attacks because of their lack of cybersecurity preparedness – and because they think they’re too small to be targeted. You owe it to your clients to be prepared and you have ethical duty to be technologically competent to protect confidential client information.

The Dangers of Ransomware Attacks for Law Firms

$150,000 – that’s the average ransomware payment paid by law firms to get their data back.

The 5 CyberSecurity Steps for Lawyers

Tom Kirkham will dispel common cybersecurity myths and show you the five steps your law firm can take to protect against crippling and expensive ransomware and cyberattacks.  These 5 crucial steps will dramatically increase your overall law firm network security stance and will help your firm avoid being hit by a malicious cyberattack. To protect your firm you should: (1) Employ EDR (2) Use MFA (3) Use Storage Encryption (4) Continue Defensive Improvements and (5) Use a Skilled Security Team. To access the course please click here: Five Steps to Protect Your Firm from Catastrophic Cyber Attacks.

In this CLE Tom will:

* Ethics & technological competence

* Cybersecurity & confidential client data

* InfoTech vs. InfoSec

* Cybersecurity insurance

* The NIST Cybersecurity Framework

* The White House response to ransomware

Tom Kirkham – Intech Security

Tom Kirkham, founder and CEO of Intech Security, provides cybersecurity defense systems and focuses on educating and encouraging organizations to establish a security-first environment with cybersecurity training programs for all workers to prevent successful attacks.

This CLE course is offered in the following states:

* Alaska (AK)

* Alabama (AL)

* Arizona (AZ)

* California (CA)

* Connecticut (CT)

* District of Columbia (DC)

* Illinois (IL)

* Maryland (MD)

* Massachusetts (MA)

* Michigan (MI)

* Missouri (MO)

* New Hampshire (NH)

* New Jersey (NJ)

* New York (NY)

* North Dakota (ND)

* Pennsylvania (PA)

* South Dakota (SD)

* Vermont (VT)

New York CLE

Attorney Credits offers CLE for attorneys in New York and around the country. For more information about CLE in New York please click the following link: NY CLE.