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Cybersecurity Quick Tip: Avoiding Wire Fraud – What Law Firms Need to Know

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With a rise in wire scams targeting law firms and their clients, LAWPRO has shared a must-view program for lawyers and legal staff to combat the threat.

 

Experts share an update on the ways defrauders are tricking lawyers and legal staff, along with easy-to-implement tips to avoid the nightmare scenario in an 83-minute recorded program (embedded below) from Ontario-based professional liability insurer LAWPROProgram materials are available here, which include information on incident response plans, cybersecurity and wire fraud tips, cyberinsurance, and more. Tips to reduce risk include:

 

 

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CATEGORIES: Ethics | Risk Management | Technology
TAGS: cybersecurity / data security / protection

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