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Rick Borden Comments on Law Firms' Cyber Risks

The Legal Intelligencer
September 22, 2017

Rick Borden, Chief Privacy Officer, was interviewed by The Legal Intelligencer regarding recent instances of lawyers and law firms falling victim to online impersonators. Images from legitimate law firms are being used to create websites for fake firms. Unlike retail and consumer banking websites, law firm sites don't usually collect payments or conduct financial transactions, but it's still a "time-consuming nuisance." Borden said that as an in-house lawyer he represented a Fortune 100 company that had its identity stolen twice in just a few months. He also discussed the need for companies in various industries to monitor these threats. (Subscription required to access full article)

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