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Email systems putting firms at risk of cybercrime

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Reports on Mark Button's research finding that nine in ten of the UK’s biggest law firms are at risk of being scammed or having their clients’ confidential data stolen or compromised due to poor IT security

Period11 Nov 2019 → 12 Nov 2019

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TitleEmail systems putting firms at risk of cybercrime
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletThe Times
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date12/11/19
DescriptionArticle featuring research by Mark Button showing that nine in ten of the UK’s biggest law firms are at risk of being scammed or having their clients’ confidential data stolen or compromised due to poor IT security
URLhttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/email-systems-putting-firms-at-risk-of-cybercrime-l0xdvn6zr#
PersonsMark Button
TitleLaw firms’ “shocking” vulnerability to cyber criminals
Media name/outletLegal Futures
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date12/11/19
DescriptionCoverage of Mark Button's research showing that 9 out of 10 major law firms are wide open to having their domains spoofed and used to send spam, phishing or otherwise fraudulent emails either internally or externally
Producer/AuthorDan Bindman
URLhttps://www.legalfutures.co.uk/uncategorized/law-firms-shocking-vulnerability-to-cyber-criminals
PersonsMark Button
TitleUK's biggest law firms at risk of having confidential client data stolen
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletThe Telegraph
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date11/11/19
DescriptionArticle featuring Mark Button's research which shows around nine in 10 of the UK’s biggest law firms are at risk of being scammed or having their clients’ confidential data stolen or compromised due to sub-standard IT security
Producer/AuthorMichael O'Dwyer
URLhttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2019/11/11/90pc-uks-biggest-law-firms-risk-having-confidential-client-data/
PersonsMark Button
TitleNews in Brief
Media name/outletUK Finance
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date11/11/19
DescriptionMention of research from Mark Button on the UK’s biggest law firms being at risk of getting scammed or having their clients’ confidential data stolen or compromised due to poor IT security
URLhttps://www.ukfinance.org.uk/news-and-insight/news-in-brief/news-brief-11-november-2019
PersonsMark Button

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