Christopher Hopkins Discusses Cybersecurity & Technology for Lawyers At Law Firm Leaders Summit

Data Breach

I was invited to speak today in Tampa about cybersecurity and technology for lawyers at the Law Firm Leaders Summit conference. I presented to both “small firm” and “large firm” tracks at the seminar.

We covered:

  • Getting hacked on public wifi
  • Phishing, Spearfishing and other hacks
  • Ransomware
  • U.S. Government’s “NIT” malware (US v Taylor)
  • Social Media Discovery in 2019
  • Paul Manafort & PDF Redactions
  • Protecting You, your business, and your clients

The powerpoint is here.

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