Law Firms Jump on ISO 27001 Certification for Information Security Management Systems

Since lawyers have both a ethical and legal obligation to protect client confidences and secrets, its good to hear that law firms are starting to take security seriously; considering the U.S. government labeled New York City’s 200 largest law firms “the soft underbelly” of hundreds of corporate clients.
ISO 27001 & SSAE 16 certification published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electro-technical Commission (IEC). Developed to provide a model for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, and maintaining an information security management system, it is widely recognized as the highest security standard in the industry for examining the efficacy of an organization’s overall security posture.
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