'The prevention of cyber attacks is almost impossible' - what are top law firms doing to protect themselves?

Tech leaders at top law firms discuss the issue giving managing partners sleepless nights


Technology provides law firms and their clients with an enormous upside, which they are uniformly keen to discuss. But first there is the significant, and less discussed, downside.

“IT security is possibly the number one issue. Any managing partner who isn’t having sleepless nights over it is not doing their job properly – it’s a huge issue for us and for all UK and international law firms, which are under pretty constant attack from cyber criminals.” Blunt words from Michael Chissick, managing partner of Fieldfisher, which get to the heart of the matter.

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