Shook Noted for Protection Against Cyber Attacks

Shook, Hardy & Bacon’s strategic approach to preventing data breaches was mentioned in a March 19 article titled “Cyber Attacks Upend Attorney-Client Privilege” for Bloomberg Business.

With hacking events becoming increasingly common, law firms around the country are working together to learn more about how to protect their data against cyber attacks. The article focuses on the various ways law firms protect against security breaches and how they handle breaches when they occur, including working with law enforcement and private security firms.

Shook CIO John Anderson discusses the steps Shook’s IT team went through to achieve ISO 27001 certification, including 18 months of work and a $60,000 investment. He also talks about how the certification is used in Shook’s client pitches and marketing materials.