Tag: cybersecurity

#CyberSecurity: Recent Attacks Demonstrate The Urgent Need For C-Suite Cybersecurity Expertise

On BULLET POINTS we feature a guest post by HPC Contributor on Cybersecurity, Chuck Brooks. This week the mainstream headlines have been brimming with news of cyber attacks impacting society and industry at every level. The legal industry could not escape the headlines and was dragged onto the front page – not as adviser but instead as victim. One of the largest, highest profile law firms in the world was snared by a broad-based cyber attack with severe consequences for day-to-day operations. Those who have questioned the relevance of cyber in the legal industry must surely now be coming around to the reality that no-one and nothing is exempt from attack. Only the right strategy, technology, awareness and people training may stand between attack and devastating consequences. Chuck knows what he’s talking about. We commend reading his article.

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Interview of Chuck Brooks, Judge of GSN Homeland Security Awards, on Key Homeland Security, Cybersecurity, and Technology Issues for 2017

Cybersecurity is moving mainstream rapidly. As corporate and government clients address it, the expectation grows that their professional or technical service providers will step up also. This represents an interesting challenge – and opportunity – for the legal industry. In this interview, our expert analyst and contributor Chuck Brooks looks at the road ahead.

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THE GAMIFICATION TREND IN #CYBERSECURITY – EXPERT CHUCK BROOKS TALKS THROUGH THIS EMERGING SOLUTION FOR CLIENTS

Many organizations are learning the hard way that what they thought was secure is really not. Data breaches are an epidemic and every year of intrusion reports outpace the previous year. As a result of procrastination on cyber threats, corporate leadership has been playing catch up by procuring IT security technologies, educating their boards of liability issues, and hiring cybersecurity talent. However, deciding how to best allocate resources, focus on specific industry threats, and design prevention and contingency plans are not easy tasks. Gamification can be helpful in providing testing and simulation for a custom cybersecurity strategy while stimulating the workforce at the same time. Our Cybersecurity Expert Contributor Chuck Brooks walks through the issues.

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#CYBERSECURITY EXPERT BROOKS: SAFEGUARDING PATIENT DATA ON THE DIGITAL HEALTHCARE FRONTIER

Much like the Legal Sector, Healthcare cybersecurity is in a state of transformation. As medical care becomes more networked and interconnected via computers and devices, the digital landscape of health administrators, hospitals, and patients, has become increasingly vulnerable. HIGH PERFORMANCE CONTRIBUTOR Chuck Brooks tackles the issues.

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#CYBERSECURITY EXPERT & HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL CONTRIBUTOR CHUCK BROOKS ON ALARMING CYBER STATISTICS EVERY LAWYER SHOULD KNOW

Leading Cybersecurity expert and HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL Contributor Chuck Brooks highlights some alarming statistics with which the legal industry should be – or increasingly will be – familiar. The area of Cybersecurity may represent one of the greatest risks and also greatest opportunities for legal advisers and their clients.

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LEADING STARTUP COUNSEL OLGA MACK TALKS #LEGALOPS WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL

I see the proliferation of legal operations as a sign that legal departments are more integrated parts of business, as opposed to the oddballs they used to be. I also see it as a way for lawyers to become true business professionals who just happen to understand law well — we will no longer be limited to “just” legal work! Consequently, it’s also a way for attorneys to have more rewarding legal careers, where they can spend more time on what matters and provide strategic, impactful advice.

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