“Law firms have an extraordinary amount of client data that they receive and historically law firms aren’t great about getting rid of it,” said Mark McCreary, co-chair, privacy and data security practice, Fox Rothschild, in our conversation at Cybertech 2020 in Tel Aviv.

Law firms often represent companies that have a lot of enemies and while their clients may have good defenses, the law firm potentially doesn’t. Given this commonly known weakness, law firms have become very attractive vectors to steal sensitive data.

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