What type of data does your company process?
- You store and send different documents and e-mails to your consumers: agreements, pleadings and litigation materials, drafts of corporate resolutions, scans of documents and evidence, voice and video recordings, minutes of hearings, and court sessions.
- You exchange documents and e-mails internally - especially customer documents mentioned above, your corporate documents, financial statements, employee records, contracts and alike.
- You send typical business documents to your leads & customers such as offers and invoices.
- You cooperate and exchange different types of documents with an external accounting office, your auditor, bank, insurance broker, and others.
Why should you protect yourself and your customer?
- Avoid espionage from hackers acting on behalf of competitors or independently looking for customers to buy your data. Data leaks of customer documents can destroy all your hard work and reputation.
- Avoid data leaks - when everybody can know about your customer documents, litigation materials, pleadings, and evidence.
- Avoid invoice hacking - when your customer paid to the wrong bank account based on a fake invoice.
- Avoid ransomware with double extortion when data from your notebooks, e-mail, and servers gets stolen, and you are blackmailed and forced to pay a ransom.
What can happen after a cybersecurity incident?
- You can lose lawsuits because your opponents will know your steps, evidence, strategy, testimony, statements ...
- Many threads related to your clients' affairs could be used to blackmail or intimidate witnesses or clients
- You will lose the trust of customers after a data leak. The customers might want to file a case against you.
- You will damage your reputation as a lawyer.
- You might have to pay financial penalties to the regulators (GDPR, DORA, NIS-2, Privacy Acts, and others).