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Six Data Protection Strategies for Legal Teams

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Mitigating Risk, Maintaining Reputation


No organization is immune from cyber incidents. Although helpful, minimalist data protection practices are often not enough to save organizations from costly data loss and embarrassing reputational damage. Law firms are not immune, either: According to Mandiant, a division of FireEye, 80 of the 100 biggest law firms in the U.S. have been hacked since 2011.

Legal practitioners have real responsibility when it comes to protecting their organizations and their clients from potentially disastrous data breaches. And every day that legal teams don’t put proper cyber plans in place, the potential for disaster looms.

Read on to learn about six strategies that can mitigate the risk of cyber incidents in your organization.

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1Key takeaways from the white paper

Review. Educate. Implement.

How to stay ahead of cybercrime and other unintentional breaches

Recovering from a data breach

Six Data Protection Strategies for Legal Teams covers important strategies organizations can use to mitigate risk of cyber incidents. Download the white paper to learn how you can stay ahead of cybercrime, unintentional breaches, bad actions, ransomware, and viruses by implementing strong security controls.  



of all security breaches result from human error

Dive Deep into Your Organization's Current Security

Ask your organization the hard questions of what security is currently in place and what could be better. Find the flaws and fix them. Lean into expanding educational efforts within your team, and then implement the best cyber tools available. 

3The Importance of Having a Recovery Plan Ready to Go

Making sure IT and legal teams are in sync is crucial to maintaining a data breach recovery plan. Consider also bringing in third parties into the planning process since outside vendors may be impacted. 

About the author


Legility, a leading provider of technology-enabled legal services, provides consulting, technology, managed solutions, and flexible legal talent to corporations and law firms. The company has more than 1,000 lawyers, engineers, consultants, technology and data specialists, and operational experts serving more than one-third of the Fortune 100 and one-quarter of the Am Law 200. Legility helps its clients improve operational efficiency. By combining people, processes, and technology, Legility offers innovative and bundled solutions that align with how the legal market is increasingly looking to engage.

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