Law Firm Security: How to Protect Your Client Data and Stay Compliant

Avoid data incidents with these tips on improving security measures at your firm.

Cybercrime is on the rise—is your law firm protected?

Did you know according to the 2021 ABA Cybersecurity Tech Report, 25% of law firms have experienced some form of data breach? Clients trust lawyers with sensitive data, so it’s not surprising that law firms are prime targets for cybercriminals.  

Don’t let your law firm become a part of this statistic—join our upcoming webinar to learn how to mitigate the risk of data breaches at your firm and keep your clients’ data as secure as possible.  

In this session, security experts will cover how business principles, policy development, and practice management software can futureproof your firm—and transform your digital security. 

In this free webinar, you’ll learn:

  • Your firm’s ethical and regulatory obligations to be reasonably secure
  • The importance of preparing for and understanding the appropriate steps to take in the event of a breach
  • The role of practice management software and tools in digital security transformation of law firms of all sizes

Duration: 60 minutes

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Tom Brennan

Executive Director

CREST Americas Region

Tom chairs the Americas Council and works with government and commercial organizations to optimize our value as a cybersecurity accreditation body and industry standards advocate. His focus is the cybersecurity and infrastructure security agency’s 16 critical infrastructure sectors which are vital to US security, national economy and public health and safety. He spearheads strategic plans for our organizational growth while also serving as an industry evangelist and educator on the value of using accredited cybersecurity products and professionals to improve consumer privacy, security and protections worldwide. Tom is a US Marine veteran and has been involved with CREST since 2016. He is currently the Chief Information Officer of the national law firm Mandelbaum Barrett where he oversees critical infrastructure, privacy and security operations. He is also an Advisory Board Member of Gerson Lehrman Group, a Cyber Fellows Advisory Council Member, Member of the Information Technology Advisory Committee of the County College of Morris, Senior Advisor and Industry Advisory Board Member of the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and a Cyber Fellows Advisory Council Member of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Previous experience also includes working with OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) .In addition, Tom is a Certified Clio Consultant with Proactive Risk

Steven W. Teppler


American Bar Association’s (ABA) Information Security Committee

Steven is an ISACA-certified data privacy solutions engineer, who has been at the forefront of cybersecurity, data privacy and eDiscovery matters since 2000, and has extensive technology, blockchain and class action litigation experience. He also has deep hands-on experience stemming from his work to secure six cryptography patents, and his role leading a content authentication technology startup.

Steven is a leader in the field of data privacy and cybersecurity, who publishes the blog Litigation Intelligence, and regularly lectures and teaches on the subject.

He is the co-chair of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Information Security Committee; a past founding co-chair of the ABA’s Internet of Things Committee (2015-2017); founding past chair of the ABA’s Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence Committee (2008-2015); and past chair and founding member of the Florida Bar’s eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Committee, which provided substantial input to the 2012 eDiscovery amendments to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure. Steven is also a past chair and current member of the Standing Committee on Professional Ethics of the Florida Bar.

In addition, Steven is a Professor of Practice, and lectures on cybersecurity at the University of South Florida, He also teaches an Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence workshop as an adjunct professor of eDiscovery at Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad College of Law.


Joshua Lenon

Lawyer in Residence and


Joshua Lenon is the Lawyer in Residence at Clio. An attorney admitted to the New York Bar, Joshua brings legal scholarship to the conversations happening both within Clio and with its customers. Joshua has worked extensively to educate lawyers on technology’s capability to enhance their practice, while also teaching tech companies about the unique needs of the legal system.