Law Firms Failing To Implement Cyber Essentials

This was taken from an advert by a company that specialises in risk management in the legal sector. If only 8% of law forms have bothered with the most basic of cyber security accreditations, what does that say about UK businesses overall?…:

Even with £millions continuing to be fraudulently redirected, with the associated reputational impact and knock on effect on professional indemnity insurance premiums, most law firms have not implemented even the most basic cyber security measures.

The research has been undertaken by a leading provider of risk management tools to the legal sector, Lawyer Checker.

In a series of insight articles, we’ll review how firms are failing to implement simple cyber strategies that will protect their business, protect client funds, and communicate a cyber journey to PI insurers.

Our first consideration is the implementation of the Government endorsed Cyber Essentials accreditation. According to research less than 10% have adopted the standard.

Cyber Essentials is the UK minimum cyber security standard recommended by the government.

Original article here