Cyber Security in Law: Protecting your firm

Event Recording

14 March 2024

TopicTechnology & Knowledge
TypeEvent Recording
CPD1 - Practice Management and Business Skills
1 - New Zealand CPD

PricingAUD $79
Full MemberFree
Online MemberFree
Associate MemberAUD $39.50

Cyber security webinar series

Designed to help the legal sector against the escalating threat of cybercrime ALPMA’s official cyber security partner AUCloud has designed a cutting-edge online seminar series to provide comprehensive training for law firms and their employees.

This innovative online seminar series will equip legal professionals with the latest insights, tools, and technologies to navigate the complex landscape of cyber threats. The series encompasses an integrated development program, blending educational modules with the deployment of state-of-the-art cyber security technology tools and best practice policies. Spearheaded by Australia's top cyber security professionals, the seminars offer a sophisticated approach to safeguarding against cyber threats, addressing critical areas such as data security policies, protection mechanisms, monitoring, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and industry best practices.

The seminars are available to all ALPMA members complimentary, reflecting a commitment to elevating cyber security standards within the legal sector, ensuring law firms and their employees are empowered with the knowledge and resources to counteract the evolving challenges posed by cyber threats.


  • Overview of the current cyber security threat landscape and what this means Australian law firms.
  • Reveal the prevalent cyber threats for Australian law firms, including phishing, ransomware, insider threats, and supply chain attacks.
  • Examine recent federal government data showcasing the targeted nature of cyber-attacks on the legal sector and assess how the industry compares in cyber security performance.
  • Discover the latest cyber incidents and breaches affecting Australian law firms – why and how are they getting attacked.
  • Explore emerging trends and potential future threats when it comes to cyber security and data protection.
  • Gain insights into practical methods for auditing and assessing law firms, adhering to best practices and government frameworks such as the Essential 8 for comprehensive cyber security and data protection.

Delegate Materials
All delegates will receive materials including:

  • Essential 8 Cyber Security Checklist


Provided by

Peter Farrelly
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at AUCloud

Peter is a proven CISO and cyber security executive with 20 years’ experience across the public and private sectors.

He has held senior roles within several Federal Government agencies, securing systems of national significance and working on many high-profile events.

Peter has a proven track record in leading and delivering comprehensive cyber security programs in medium to large organisations, including complex security transformation projects.

He leverages this experience to continually evolve security practices and company culture to keep pace with a dynamic threat environment.

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