In-house Now Squeezing Firms on Data Security.

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Dan, Law Firm Risk Management Blog
ALM’s Legal Intelligencer is running an excellent series on information security. Part 1: “Law Firms Face Pressure From Clients on Data Security” —

  • “Forget client service or rate flexibility. If a law firm wants to get, or even keep, business, data security plans are often now the price of admission. Corporate America is increasingly looking to ensure its outside counsel are handling client data just as securely as the clients themselves do.”
  • “‘As an industry, we are being challenged in ways that we have historically not been by some of our clients and, most notably, our financial services clients,’ said Kelley Drye & Warren Chief Information Officer Judi Flournoy… While data security is important to all clients, Flournoy said those in the financial services industry, for example, are regulated to ensure their…

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