Stephen Reynolds Featured in <i>Indiana Lawyer:</i> "7th Circuit Panel Discusses Cybersecurity Risks Stephen Reynolds Featured in <i>Indiana Lawyer:</i> "7th Circuit Panel Discusses Cybersecurity Risks

Stephen Reynolds Featured in Indiana Lawyer: "7th Circuit Panel Discusses Cybersecurity Risks to Law Firms, Clients"

Ice Miller partner Stephen Reynolds was featured in the Indiana Lawyer article, "7th Circuit Panel Discusses Cybersecurity Risks to Law Firms, Clients."

The article included:

"...The judiciary has taken steps to try to force legal professionals to recognize this threat, most notably through the American Bar Association’s adoption of Model Rule of Professional Conduct 1.1, which requires technological competence, Reynolds said. But even with that rule in place, attorneys can still fall prey to phishing or ransomware scams if they are unaware what those scams look like.
 
"For example, Reynolds said there are two ways that hackers like to trick legal professionals into exposing their personal information – by sending fake emails informing attorneys that they have either been nominated for a bar award or are facing a bar complaint. Hackers are aware that attorneys are likely to respond to those types of messages, Reynolds said, and when an attorney opens an attachment or link related to their 'award' or 'complaint,' he or she is actually opening up their computer to a digital attack..."

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