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Phishing Attempts Are a Law Firm Security Threat. Be Proactive. (September 4, 2020)

One of your greatest digital security weaknesses is everyone who answers email in the law firm. So basically, that’s everyone.

Lawyers need to ensure there is constant staff training and reminders on how to avoid being caught in a phishing net. The required use of two factor authentication will limit the damage from a successful phishing attempt. But that’s a topic for another day.

Today’s tip is simple. Take some time to carefully read How to Identify a Phishing Attempt and Thwart It by the North Carolina Bar Association’s resident expert Catherine Sanders Reach. Then share the article with the appropriate co-workers.