As malicious actors continually evolve their tactics, the imperative for legal professionals to fortify their cybersecurity defenses has never been more pronounced. This presentation delves into essential cybersecurity practices tailored for attorneys and law firms, offering insights on safeguarding sensitive client information, maintaining attorney-client privilege, and fortifying digital perimeters. Furthermore, it explores the burgeoning role of artificial intelligence in the legal profession, shedding light on its transformative potential while addressing the inherent risks.
Key topics to be discussed:
Recent cyberattacks affecting law firms
Common data breach vectors
Cybersecurity practices for attorneys and law firms
AI use and risk in law firms
Date / Time: October 23, 2023
12:00 pm – 2:10 pm Eastern
11:00 am – 1:10 pm Central
10:00 am – 12:10 pm Mountain
9:00 am – 11:10 am Pacific
Blair Victoria Robinson | Robinson+Cole
Blair Robinson has experience in data privacy and security, cybersecurity, information security governance, information technology (IT), and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Previously, Blair served as a legal intern with the Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Team at Robinson+Cole. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as a technology analyst, and then a technology senior analyst, for Accenture in Houston, Texas. As an analyst, Blair managed the identity and access management (IAM) process for a midstream oil company, assisted in the audit of IAM process and employee system access, and led testing efforts for IT process innovation designed to streamline software licensing and requisition. As a senior analyst, Blair coordinated software and process testing activities for an HR redesign a at major consumer energy company, designed and implemented internal data controls to ensure GDPR compliance during testing activities, and developed automatically generated reports for presentation to project management. Before that, she participated in Dell Technologies’ Summer IT Internship Program for three consecutive years.
I. Recent cyberattacks affecting law firms | 12:00pm – 12:30pm
II. Common data breach vectors | 12:30pm – 1:00pm
Break | 1:00pm – 1:10pm
III. Cybersecurity practices for attorneys and law firms | 1:10pm – 1:40pm
IV. AI use and risk in law firms | 1:40pm – 2:10pm