Law Firms Fortify Cyber Defenses

Irina Baranova

Chicago-based Seyfarth Shaw, one of the country’s largest law firms, suddenly found itself under attack in October 2020. Hackers had breached the firm’s IT system, then held it for ransom. The firm called the breach “a sophisticated and aggressive malware attack” that encrypted many of the firm’s computer networks. Given […]

Cybersecurity Insurers Are Dropping Some Law Firms: The Morning Minute

Irina Baranova

ROUGH JUSTICE – The U.S. Department of Justice appears to no longer be fooling around. As Law.com’s Nate Robson writes in this week’s Law.com Barometer newsletter, the DOJ is making critical policy changes for white-collar enforcement, including reinstating the so-called “Yates Memo” from 2015. These newly instituted policies require companies seeking cooperation […]