Queensland Law Society

WannaCRYpt ransomware – Just the tip of the cyber risk to law firms

Ransomware has been in the news lately, but the worldwide impact of WannaCRYpt is just the latest example of a major emerging problem for law firms.

Confidentiality is the heart of our business – both ethically and practically – and simple mistakes which many law firm employees make can provide an easy route through IT defences.  The QLS Ethics Centre outlines both the problem and recommends firm wide cybersecurity education.