Queensland Law Society

First response checklist for law firms subjected to a cyber incident

Monday morning you sit down at your desk, coffee in hand and log on and instead of the screen saver of your ski trip to Cornet Peak, New Zealand, up pops a picture of a skull and crossbones. You’ve been hacked, now what do you do?

From crypto locker viruses to a complete system takeover, cyberattacks hurt your firm and how much depends on your initial response. You need to have a plan to put into operation immediately.

The QLS Ethics Centre first response checklist has been designed to provide invaluable assistance if you suffer a cyberattack.

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