BUSINESS organizations are highly dependent on IT infrastructure, network system and sophisticated software applications. Through these components, they are able to carry transactions with uninterrupted flow of data and information across geographical boundaries. Along with the benefits like speed, automation, ease, etc., these components also brought threats and risks to the businesses in the form of attacks like DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service), data theft, malware, etc.One of the major concerns is the ease and speed with which businesses are being attacked / brought down, without even the attacker paying a visit to the physical facilities of the business. Securing Information and Communication Technology (ICT) draws attention of the top management, regulators and law-enforcement alike. Securing IT in an enterprise evolved with a focus on domains like securing networks, securing hosts, securing data, deploying identity and access controls and with operations across all these domains. Law firms continue to be a highly-coveted target for cybercriminals looking to gain access to business capital, trade secrets and intellectual property.
The biggest cybersecurity risks for law firms Include: