The Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales outlines new online threats in Risk Outlook Report

The Solicitors Regulation Authority’s new Risk Outlook report shows that email remains a significant vulnerability for law firms, involved in more than four out of five of all reported cybercrime incidents. The report outlines new threats as criminals look to exploit new technology. It shows that 83 per cent of cybercrimes reported in 2021 involved email…

The Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales annual compliance officers conference goes hybrid

This key annual conference attracted 600 people to the face-to-face event, followed by more than 33,000 views of virtual sessions the following week. The programme covered topics including: Money laundering The SQE and what it means for your firm Innovation and technology – how can technology help firms spot risks and comply with regulatory obligations…

SRA Review on Cybersecurity

The Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales have published a review of cybersecurity and its relevance to law firms. Looking at how firms handle sensitive client data, and what risks are presented in the forms of cyberattacks. As well as the general ongoing importance of awareness of digital security in the industry, the report…

Focus on…cyber attacks

Cybercrime is now considered one of the leading risks to the global economy.  Data is the world’s new natural resource. It is the new basis of competitive advantage, and it is transforming every profession and industry. Despite the lessons of the so-called ‘Panama Papers’ scandal of 2016, law firms continue to be soft targets for…

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