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Law Firms Strike Back Against Cyber Attacks: BakerHostetler’s Ransomware Response Team

Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments)
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Extract from "Law Firms Strike Back Against Cyber Attacks: BakerHostetler’s Ransomware Response Team" by Ian Lopez, Legaltech News

BakerHostetler has put together a breach response team with specialists from health care, privacy and data protection, and other industries to respond to cybersecurity incidents for organizations.

Last week wasn’t great for law firm cybersecurity. With DLA Piper offices across Europe, the United States and the Middle East experiencing a severe ransomware breach and the finding that 40 percent of compromised firms are unaware they’ve been breached, the warnings to law firms to shore up security seem more important than before.

Some firms, however, are positioning themselves as cybersecurity experts, tailoring their services to respond to the current state of cybersecurity among clients. Among them is BakerHostetler, who after WannaCry formed a services group specifically for addressing ransomware. Staffed entirely of lawyers, the group is called BakerHostetler’s “SWAT” team, and it offers its services on an on-call basis to clients as well as other organizations.

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