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Legal2020-01-02T10:37:18+00:00

Working together to protect your reputation and your brand, by helping build resilience to cyber threats, across existing and new, digital technologies

Challenges

The legal sector is renowned for its client confidentiality, for being a ‘trusted’ profession that protects both clients and their data. Yet the 2018 report “The cyber threat to the UK legal sector” from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) highlights the vulnerability of legal sector to cyber attack. Law firms are identified as a key target for cyber criminals due to the sensitive nature of client information, handling of significant funds and their role as a key enabler in commercial and business transactions. With 60% of law firms reported to have suffered an information security incident and the SRA reporting that over £11 million of client money was stolen due to cyber crime in a 12 month period, the importance of robust cyber security measures has never been more apparent.

Yet law firms are also in the midst of a digital transformation journey, that with it, raises a new set of security issues and challenges. With many firms migrating services to the cloud, delivering new customer experiences and agile workspaces for their staff, the ability to manage the evolving cyber landscape becomes ever increasingly complex.

How WMR can help

With expertise and trust gained in high profile government intelligence and corporate environments, we are able to offer a comprehensive range of services to help you embrace new technologies, whilst mitigating risk. We work with you to take control of the cyber landscape, from Cyber Essentials Plus and ISO 27001 certification, through to our fully outsourced VCISO and VDPO provision. Experienced in running high-level change management projects, we advise, support and work with clients to ensure that cyber security encompasses people, as well as processes and systems. Our services are tailored to meet the needs of your organisation, to ensure that our capabilities complement and enhance existing resources, in helping you build resilience to cyber threats.

Our Services

WMR has a comprehensive range of service offerings to help you navigate the cyber security landscape and build resilience to cyber threats.

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