Cybersecurity for Law Firms

Legal Area:        Law Practice Management Practice Skills
Total Credit Hours:        1.00
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $25.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        02/28/2019
Information:        NOW AVAILABLE

** available any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through end date above **

Unfortunately, law firms have become prime targets for corporate espionage attacks and, in response to this threat, the American Bar Association has recently issued specific guidelines on cyber security. This excellent and timely CLE presentation will address pertinent information that every attorney needs to know about data breach incidence response, cyber crisis, and how to protect their law firm against cyberattack. This course will also include a thorough review of these guidelines, offer relevant options for engagement between firms and their clients, and suggest best practices for law firm cybersecurity This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association on February 14, 2018. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • Data Breach Costs, Incidence Response Plan, and Compliance

  • Review of Major Recent Cyber Attacks: DLA Piper, Mossack Fonseca, Wallace & Pittman, Oleras

  • Attorney Obligation Re: Cybersecurity

  • ABA Formal Opinion 477

  • Duty of Competence

  • Duty of Confidentiality

  • Duty to Supervise

  • Duty to Communicate

  • Security Provisions to Protect Your Law Firm From Attacks

  • Speakers for this course include:

    Matt A. Todd, who is a shareholder with the firm of Polsinelli Law Firm. More information may be found on his firm's website.

    Seth Jaffe, General Counsel and VP, Incidence Response, LEO Cyber Security. More information may be found on his firm's website.


    This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the STATE BAR OF TEXAS and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648).
    These are not self-study credits, but rather 'participatory' credits as you would receive for attending a traditional, live CLE seminar.

    In addition, regular CLE credits for this course may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA. Please check with your State Bar regarding accreditation information.

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