ACC Issues Guidelines for Law Firm Cybersecurity Measures

The Association of Corporate Counsel(ACC), a global legal association representing more than 42,000 in-house counsel in 85 countries, today announced the release of safety guidelines for outside counsel who have access to sensitive company data as part of their engagements with corporate law departments. The guidelines, “Model Information Protection and Security Controls for Outside Counsel Possessing Company Confidential Information,” will serve as a benchmark for law firm cybersecurity practices.

The guidelines are long overdue and highlights the threat that high value targets like law firms face when trying to protect their client’s intellectual property. Contact us for information on how NightOwl can help protect your client’s data.