378 ABA Journal Cybersecurity articles.
Lawyers have to safeguard client data and notify clients of a data breach, and the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility has issued a formal opinion that reaffirms that duty.
Oct 17, 2018 4:20 PM CDT
Modern technology has created a honeypot of data for cyberthieves and law enforcement. Police and prosecutors are adopting novel technology and raising new constitutional arguments in court, which brings up privacy concerns.
Oct 1, 2018 1:15 AM CDT
Hackers are using illegal means to create cryptocurrency at an increasing rate thanks to a software vulnerability leaked by the National Security Agency, says a new report
shining light on a novel criminal aspect of cryptocurrency.
Sep 21, 2018 6:05 AM CDT
The cybersecurity needs of a small law firm will be different than the needs of an international firm. However, all law firms must pay close attention to privacy laws.
Sep 1, 2018 1:50 AM CDT
Companies are expending more manpower and money on keeping their data safe. The study found that two-thirds of respondents expected their legal department’s role in cybersecurity would increase over the following 12 months, compared with 55 percent in the 2015 survey.
Aug 1, 2018 2:00 AM CDT
Jul 13, 2018 2:00 PM CDT
Less than a year from now, insurers doing business in South Carolina will be required to have a “comprehensive information security program” that protects consumer data.
Jul 6, 2018 10:27 AM CDT
Attorneys are subject to frequent cybercrime attacks, email accounts are breached, and we are solicited to move money for cybercriminals. Helpful frameworks for information security professionals can guide your incident response planning.
Jul 1, 2018 1:10 AM CDT
Lawyers at Owens, Schine & Nicola, a personal injury firm in Connecticut, thought they had an easy collections matter to resolve.
Jun 15, 2018 8:45 AM CDT
Apple is testing a new security feature that could put an end to how police unlock encrypted iPhones.
Jun 8, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
As cyberthreats evolve and proliferate, more insurers are expanding options to help law firms mitigate loss. However, without industry standards, coverage and cost vary from plan to plan, sometimes causing gaps in potential coverage.
Jun 1, 2018 1:15 AM CDT
The FBI has admitted that it overestimated—by potentially 550 percent, sources say—the number of cellphones investigators cannot access due to encryption.
May 24, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
A private telecommunications company is selling cellphone user location data to law enforcement agencies, and a Democratic senator has some questions about its compliance with the Fourth Amendment.
May 15, 2018 4:11 PM CDT
European security researchers have released a warning
regarding a vulnerability in PGP and S/MIME, a form of encryption used in email. While the researchers and the Electronic Frontier Foundation recommend that users of the technology disable it, this likely affects few law firms.
May 14, 2018 5:00 PM CDT
A former partner with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner is accused of directing a client to hide from the Federal Trade Commission that his cybersecurity firm disclosed patient data obtained with spying software she had supplied while as a federal prosecutor battling child pornographers.
May 9, 2018 12:05 PM CDT
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