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The Rise of Cybercrime
Law Firms need to tighten up their email security and revisit their cybercrime prevention strategies as there has been a significant increase in the number of attacks against law firms.
- More than 4000 Ransomware attacks have occurred daily since 1st January 2016
- UK law firms’ losses to cyber fraud have jumped by 40% in the last year
- 73% of law firms reported that they had suffered a security incident this year
- Cyber criminals caused ‘substantial losses’ to over 50 law firms last year, ranging from £50,000 to £2m, and a further 20 firms had fallen victim to email redirection scams, involving ‘very substantial’ amounts of money
Traditional anti-virus software is not effective in dealing with these types of attacks. Firms could be subject to reputational issues if clients and/or client information is affected as a result of cybercrime. They could also face reprimand by the SRA and the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) with potential costs if they breach the SRA’s strict Code of Conduct or the CIO’s data protection rules.
How can Converge TS help?
One Step Ahead
Threats and protection solutions change rapidly, so it is incumbent upon your firm to constantly stay ahead of the game. Many law firms lack the specialist expertise and time to continually assess their protection – from HA firewalls to encrypted email, from gateway anti-spam to intrusion prevention, from content filtering to end user protection suites. We have over 10 years’ experience advising law firms on security issues. Contact us to speak to a specialist security advisor today.
The Ability to Recover
In the event of a loss of data or encryption, firms need to be able to recover and continue trading as quickly as possible. The impact of not being able to access your systems and data can be devastating for a firm. When it comes to Ransomware, payment of a ransom to hackers doesn’t always result in access being given or data being rectified.
With our Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Services we can quickly enable access to replicated systems and data so that you can continue delivering a service to your clients. Find out more about these services.
Are you complaint? Let us take the strain for Compliance reviews, Pen testing, PCI Compliance or ISO 27001.Contact one of our Security Advisors to request a security audit today.