Why Corporate Attorneys Need to Increasingly Beware of Cyberattacks

A recent survey showed that cybercriminals are increasingly targeting enterprise data managed by corporate attorneys. The category of data most often breached in 2016 was employee data, which was compromised at 48 percent of companies, but next in line was IP data (stolen at 35 percent of companies), and “legal data” (data from cases and communications between in-house and outside counsel) was taken in 12 percent of breaches. The increased risk of cybertheft means in-house attorneys have to take greater precautions and be all the more alert against threats. Read more.