Spencer Fane attorney Shawn Tuma recently spoke with Law360 reporter Anna Sanders about the ongoing, and often significant, security risks to law firms and their clients due to remote work, as well as how to remain vigilant while working from home.
In the article, Work-From-Home Security Risks Still Abound For Law Firms, Shawn explained how data breaches can devastate a law firm’s bottom line, his experiences handling data breach cybersecurity events for law firms, and why attorneys need to build up defenses for remote work.
Shawn explained, “Lawyers are starting to better understand that it’s part of our ethical responsibility to understand technology and understand cybersecurity at a higher level. It’s still a huge battle within the firms, but we’re seeing improvement in helping our people understand that this is a real issue and that we need to take it seriously.”
At Spencer Fane, Shawn helps businesses protect their information and protect themselves from their information. He represents a wide range of clients, from small to midsize companies to Fortune 100 companies, across the United States and globally in dealing with cybersecurity, data privacy, data breach and incident response, regulatory compliance, computer fraud-related legal issues, and cyber-related litigation.
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