Email scams take many forms, and attorneys are among those that are often targeted with ever-evolving, sometimes complicated schemes. Face it, hackers view law firms as easy prey. “Phishing” schemes using data mined from public information to gain access to computer systems are on the rise, appearing as what might seem to be a legitimate email from a recognized organization. For more information on how to avoid falling victim to a phishing attack, read this great article in Digital Guardian: https://digitalguardian.com/blog/phishing-attack-prevention-how-identify-avoid-phishing-scams
OBLIC provides cyber liability coverage as part of your lawyers professional liability policy. Click here to read a summary of the coverage. If your system is hacked, please contact OBLIC immediately!
OBLIC also has resources to help you avoid a cyber data breach. Click here to access the Data Breach/Cyber Risk Management information, if you are a registered policyholder.
If reading the above article scared you a little (it should), and you believe you might want MORE or BROADER cyber coverage than OBLIC already provides, we sell additional cyber coverage to meet those needs. Just call us!
If you have additional questions on this or any other loss prevention topic, please contact:
Gretchen Koehler Mote, Director of Loss Prevention