Cybersecurity in a Legal Practice: An Attorney's Duty to Protect Private Information
This session will encourage cybersecurity best practices for law firms by breaking down complex security issues in a format designed for the non-technical lawyer. We will discuss topics from privacy statutes, types of losses and breaches and how they occur, and why law offices are considered gateways for hackers. We’ll also cover:
- Internal threats to your firm’s security and password management
- How to manage your office’s inventory and hardening office assets
- A discussion on NIST, FTC, HIPAA, and HITECH and what they mean for you
Attorney at Law, Board Certified in Civil Trial and Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization; LawPay’s Director of Education, Ethics and State Compliance.
Claude E. Ducloux is an attorney licensed in Texas, Colorado and California who speaks nationally on legal ethics, law office management, and trial-related topics. In 2011, he won the highest statewide award from the State Bar of Texas for lifetime contribution to CLE and has been invited to speak in more than 500 programs since January 1, 2016. Claude has served as course director and creator of numerous CLE institutes and advanced courses.
Mr. Ducloux has a long legacy of bar service, including being President of the Austin Bar Association, and serving as Chair of almost every major bar-related entity, as well as the Texas Bar Foundation. He is a board-certified civil trial and appellate attorney in Texas.