Threats & Vulnerabilities for Law Firms

Privacy Training

Privacy Training | Threats and Vulnerabilities


This course consists of a video (~3.5 minutes) that discusses the privacy and security dangers law firms face.  Law firms have tremendous risk exposure for data security.  The nature of client information that law firms possess is very useful for cyber criminals. Such information includes financial data, corporate strategies, trade secrets, and business transactions — not to mention confidential personal data as well as protected health information (PHI) under HIPAA.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the privacy and security risks that law firms face today
  • Learn about the challenges of protecting personal data
  • Appreciate the need to be on guard, careful, and vigilant on the job

For more background about the state of data security at law firms, Professor Solove has blogged about the issues in the following posts:

Law Firm Cybersecurity: An Industry at Serious Risk

Law Firm Cyber Security and Privacy Risks

Privacy Training | Threats and Vulnerabilities


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    Daniel Solove Privacy Awareness Training TeachPrivacy was founded by Professor Daniel J. Solove, the leading expert on privacy and data security law. He is deeply involved in the creation of all training programs because he believes that training works best when made by subject-matter experts and by people with extensive teaching experience.

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    TeachPrivacy provides privacy awareness training, information security awareness training, phishing training, HIPAA training, FERPA training, PCI training, as well as training on many other privacy and security topics.

    Professor Solove is a law professor at George Washington University Law School. He has taught privacy law every year since 2000, has published 10 books and more than 50 articles, including the leading textbook on information privacy law and a short guidebook on the subject. His LinkedIn blog has more than 1 million followers. Click here for more information about Professor Solove.