Handling a Law Firm Data Breach


Posted By Administration, Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2018

Recorded Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Corporate cyber breaches and attacks are in the news headlines across the world almost daily. In general, the legal industry has in remained below the standards for other industries in managing its own digital security, leading to vulnerability for hackers and providing great risk to law firm clients. Find out:

  • What recent cases and situations have been serving as wake up calls for law firms?
  • Do lawyers have any responsibility of their own when it comes to digital security?
  • How should a law firm manage its communications if a breach happens?
  • How can its reputation be repaired?

One of the country's foremost legal PR strategists who counsels on crisis communications, Vivian Hood, CEO/Owner, Public Relations of Jaffe Associates will share insights and tips for law firms to help them prepare for, prevent and manage a data breach.


Vivian Hood, Jaffe Associaties

An experienced PR professional to the legal industry and one of Lawdragon's "100 Leading Legal Consultants and Strategists," Vivian Hood delivers critical counsel surrounding high-profile litigation, sensitive matters and crisis management. Law firms rely on Vivian and trust her guidance when it matters most.

An owner of Jaffe, the legal industry's full-service marketing, branding and PR agency, Vivian balances her responsibilities between managing the agency’s relationships with clients and staff, and providing clients with high-level and strategic PR account leadership, directing teams that execute and implement successful legal media relations programs.

Vivian is active with Legal Marketing Association and is a frequent speaker to lawyers and legal marketers, as well as a published author on a range of legal marketing and PR, crisis communications, and media relations topics.

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