What Lawyers Need to Know about Cybersecurity

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Al Saikali talks about how lawyers should prepare their firms for different types of cybersecurity threats.

Lawyers are in the business of holding sensitive and personal information, so they are prime targets for data breaches. Do you know how to protect your firm and clients? In this episode of the Florida Bar Podcast, hosts Christine Bilbrey and Karla Eckardt talk to Al Saikali about how lawyers should prepare their firms for different types of cybersecurity threats. They discuss how cybersecurity has changed and give tips on different types of administrative, technical, and physical safeguards. Firms of all sizes can implement defenses tailored to their needs, and lawyers have an ethical and legal obligation to take cybersecurity seriously.

Al Saikali is a Chambers-ranked lawyer specializing in privacy and data security law.