Did you know? ANSSI notes that the scope of cyber-attacks on law firms is constantly expanding, due in particular to the increasing digitalization of the profession and legal procedures.
Lawyers and law firms are frequently the target of cyber-attacks carried out by actors with diverse origins and objectives.
Cyber attacks can have serious consequences for law firms in financial, operational and, above all, reputational terms. The leakage of personal data can also undermine professional secrecy and engage lawyers' liability under the French Data Protection Act (Loi Informatique et Libertés) and the European General Data Protection Regulation (RGPD).
To find out more, read the latest report from the French National Information Systems Security Agency on the state of the IT threat to law firms.