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COVID-19: Working Remotely - What Attorneys Need to Know to Avoid Cyberthreats and Privacy Risks

ABA TIPS Cybersecurity (Webinar) | March 30, 2020

Panelists will examine the increased cyber threats, particularly with email phishing and behavioral engineering, that is targeting telecommuting attorneys and their staff. Participants will learn how sound risk management can help attorneys better protect employee personal identifiable information and sensitive client information such as trade secrets and access. Additionally, they will learn how these risks are associated with the use of personal cell phones and computing devices especially without written guidelines by attorneys and their staff.

Program Highlights

  • Identify and protect against clever phishing and social engineering scams that increasingly target legal professionals working remotely.
  • Learn how to protect vulnerable personal identifiable identification of firm employees and confidential client information when working remotely, such as use of encryption.
  • Identification of best cybersecurity practices to minimize risk for telecommuting attorneys and staff, including but not limited to security patches, VPN Networks and review of and adherence to firm and company policies.


  • Michael O. Kassak - Moderator, White and Williams LLP, Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Ryan J. Cooper - Cooper, LLC - Counselors at Law, Cranford, NJ
  • Anthony J. Dolce - CIPP/US, Simsbury, CT
  • Joshua Mooney - White and Williams LLP, Philadelphia, PA
  • Vanessa Richards- National Security and Cyber Unit District of Connecticut, Bridgeport, CT

 To learn more and register, click here.

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