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Cybersecurity Concerns and Risks for Lawyers – March 2024

Cybersecurity Concerns and Risks for Lawyers – March 2024

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Speakers will discuss the following topics:

Part One | Cybersecurity 101 | What Lawyers Need to Know

Covering the technological aspects of protecting client and law office electronic data and communication (including sending, receiving and storing electronic information; cybersecurity features of technology used; network, hardware, software and mobile device security; preventing, mitigating, and responding to cybersecurity threats, cyber attacks and data breaches); vetting and assessing vendors and other third parties relating to policies, protocols and practices on protecting electronic data and communication; applicable laws relating to cybersecurity (including data breach laws) and data privacy; and law office cybersecurity, privacy and data protection policies and protocols.

Part Two | Ethics and Cybersecurity for Lawyers


Panelists will explore ethical obligations and professional responsibilities regarding the protection of electronic data and communication including: sources of lawyers’ ethical obligations and professional responsibilities and their application to electronic data and communication; protection of confidential, privileged and proprietary client and law office data and communication; client counseling and consent regarding electronic data, communication and storage protection policies, protocols, risks and privacy implications; security issues related to the protection of escrow funds; inadvertent or unauthorized electronic disclosure of confidential information, including through social media, data breaches and cyber attacks; and supervision of employees, vendors and third parties as it relates to electronic data and communication. 

Start Date:
  • March 27, 2024
Start Time:
  • 1:00 PM
End Time:
  • 3:00 PM
Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – Ethics Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – General Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 2.0
  • Virtual Participation
  • Webinar
Product Code:
  • 0NR71/MARCH
NYSBA Member Price: $75.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $125.00
Sponsoring Committee Group
  • Committee on Continuing Legal Education
  • Committee on Technology and the Legal Profession
  • General Practice Section