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Law Firm Data Security: The First Class Action

Posted in Data Breach, Data Security, Law firm data security, Lawsuits, Vendor Management

Earlier this year, Bloomberg Law reported that Edelson PC, a leading plaintiffs’ firm in privacy and data security law, filed a class action lawsuit against a regional law firm that had vulnerabilities in its information security systems.  This week, the identity of the firm and the allegations of the lawsuit were unsealed.  The case, Shore v…. Continue Reading

Law Firms: How Are You Securing Your Clients’ Information?

Posted in All Things E, Data Privacy, Data Security, Vendor Management

What are law firms doing to protect their clients’ sensitive information?  What are clients doing to determine whether their outside counsel are using reasonable security measures to protect their sensitive information (confidential communication, customer data, financial information, protected health information, intellectual property, etc.)? According to the data forensic firm Mandiant, at least 80 major law… Continue Reading