Cyber Risk for Law Firms

A specialist online course developed by Law & Cyber on Cyber Risk for Law Firms. The CPD-eligible course focuses on cyber risk in the context of legal duties such as duties of confidentiality, fiduciary duties, trustees’ duties, and the Privacy Act.

Legal practices are targets for cyberattacks

Cybercrime is predicted to lead to the biggest transfer of wealth in human history. In Australia cyber security incidents have been estimated to cost businesses up to $29 billion per year. Legal practices are attractive targets because they act on high value funds transfers, hold confidential and sensitive information.

Course Synopsis

Our CPD-eligible course focuses on cyber risk in the context of legal duties such as duties of confidentiality, fiduciary duties, trustees’ duties, and the Privacy Act. The course covers:

  • Cybercrime impacting business today
  • Impersonation fraud
  • Phishing
  • Use of email to compromise other accounts
  • Breached passwords and weak log-in credentials ‚Ź§ Data theft, identity fraud and the dark web
  • Ransomware and other malicious software ‚Ź§ Human error.
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