Part One

Understanding Information Security And Cybersecurity

Prerequisites: None

Meeting Time: 60 Minutes

Meeting Agenda

1.0 Part One Introduction and Outline Review

1.1 Background - What is Information Security and Cybersecurity?

1.2 Information Security and Cybersecurity Threats for Law Firms and Attorneys

1.3 ABA's Formal Opinion 477R: Securing Communication of Protected Client Information

1.4 ABA's Model Rules of Professional Conduct

  • Rule 1.3 Diligence
  • Rule 1.6: Confidentiality of Information
  • Rule 5.1 Responsibilities Of Partners,Managers, And Supervisory Lawyers
  • Rule 5.3 Responsibilities Regarding Nonlawyer Assistance

1.5 Rules Regulating the Florida Bar

  • Rule 4-1.1 Competence
  • Rule 4-1.3 Diligence
  • Rule 4-1.6 Confidentiality of Information
  • Rule 4-5.1 Responsibilities Of Partners, Managers, And Supervisory Lawyers.
  • Rule 4-5.3 Duty to Supervise
  • Ethics Opinions 10-2 and 12-3

1.6 Understanding and Managing Risks

1.7 Elements of Risk

1.8 Managing Your Risks

  • Identify information your law firm stores and uses
  • Determine the value of your information
  • Develop an inventory
  • Understand your threats and vulnerabilities (threat vectors)

1.9 Ask when you need help

1.10 Questions & Answers

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