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2021 is an extremely dangerous time to be dealing with property transactions if necessary checks are not followed. Make sure your livelihood isn’t at risk. Make sure your Solicitor/Conveyancer uses Lawyer Checker.

Legal sector experts team up for cyber security.

Lawyer Checker is partnering with the lawyer referral scheme Lawshare on Tuesday 13th July at 10am to host a Cyber Security Prevention webinar. Since the global pandemic, the huge adaption to home and hybrid working has unfortunately coupled with a further growth in cyber-criminal threat. Lawyer Checker has tracked a worrying 147% rise in alerts form the Solicitors Regulation Authority when comparing data from January-March 2020 to the same time this year. With this in mind, it has never been more important for lawyers and solicitors to ensure protective measures are put in place for the cyber security of their firm.

Top 50 firm hit by cyber security attack.

The firm said that the incident "has been confined to a very small part of its data store". The legal and professional services group said it is “currently managing a cyber security incident” after discovering an intrusion into its system. The firm said in a statement on the London Stock Exchange that the intrusion was “quickly identified” by its IT team which acted immediately to secure its systems.

Cyber Attack Crisis Management for law firms article

Law firms are unfortunately enticing prospects to cyber criminals, due to the high value transactions involved. A robust disaster recovery and business continuity plan are therefore imperative to safeguard against a cyber attack. Lawyer Checker specialise in risk mitigation for the legal sector and sadly know it is a case of when not if an attack may strike.

Lawyer Checker celebrates the British Conveyancing Awards 2021 success

Yesterday afternoon, the conveyancing industry came together to celebrate the hard work and resilience that conveyancers and property professionals have shown over the past 14 months. Teams and individuals who have gone above and beyond to support their clients and co-workers were recognised and applauded for their dedication in testing times.

Cyber-Attack Crisis Management event for law firms

Cyber-attacks and online fraud are an ever-escalating threat for conveyancing professionals. There has been a 113% rise in alerts issued by the Solicitors Regulation Authority from March 2020 to March 2021 demonstrating it is not a matter of if your firm will become a target, but when. Lawyer Checker, a business that specialises in risk mitigation for the legal sector and CTS who provide specialist technology for the business of law are partnering for the Cyber Attack Crisis Management for Law Firms webinar on the 26th May at 11am. Legal professionals can register free for the event here.

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