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    Legal Industry Cybersecurity

    Overview

    Safeguard sensitive client information

    Law firms serve as trusted advisors for their clients and are entrusted with highly sensitive information ranging from confidential personal data to corporate strategies and trade secrets.

    Challenges
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    Challenges facing the legal sector

    The industry does not have regulatory guidelines or mandated security policies in place to ensure consistent data protection standards are upheld to protect sensitive data against, theft, misuse and data alterations. The result is that security is not always as big a focus as it should be. Not surprisingly, law firms are high-value targets for cybercriminals looking for quick and relatively easy access to information that is monetized for personal gain.

    Lawyers need to be easily accessible to clients and rely on email to communicate with their clients and exchange information.  They also need to store and quickly access archived information around the clock. Any downtime due to a cyberattack equates to a direct loss of money for the firm as every minute spent unable to access critical records is time law firms cannot bill for.

    Solutions

    The Mimecast Solution

    Advanced data leak prevention stops sensitive information from being shared with unauthorized individuals. Secure messaging enables lawyers to initiate secure email delivery with clients and Internal Email Protect provides threat monitoring and remediation services to protect against threats that originate within your firm's email system. An industry-leading 7-second SLA provides fast e-discovery and access to archived emails while a 100% service availability SLA ensures emails and attachments are accessible and continue to flow during a primary server outage or cyber event.

    Mimecast delivers a pervasive email security strategy that ensures private client data is secure and your law firm's access to and ability to search through email is minimally impacted during a cyberattack.

    Mimecast provides a a cybersecurity solution that gives organizations the ability to:

    01.

    Protect sensitive client information and your firm from spear-phishing, ransomware, impersonation and other advanced attacks.

    02.

    Eliminate the impact of email outages to maintain productivity.

    03.

    Archiving emails and rapidly respond to litigation requests.

    04.

    Encrypt email messages and share attachments securely.

    05.

    Protect your firm’s reputation by preventing malicious internal breaches and brand impersonation attacks.

    06.

    Reduce cyber risk by improving security awareness.

    07.

    Block malicious or inappropriate web activity.

    Targeted Threat Protection

    Targeted threat protection

    Three out of four (75%) of organizations have seen email-borne threats increase or remain constant. 

    Most gateway solutions stop spam and viruses but fail to address one of the biggest threats facing your organization. Mimecast Advanced Security includes protection from email-borne malware, malicious URLs and attachments, spear-phishing and impersonation attacks.

    Archiving & E-discovery

    Archiving and e-discovery

    Safe, cloud storage for sensitive data and control over data retention.

    Archives should be easily and quickly accessible by firm lawyers, regardless of time of day or location. In addition, fast e-discovery searches enable lawyers to have access to the information that they need, when they need it.

    Secure Messaging

    Secure messaging

    Protect sensitive data in-transit  

    Initiate secure email delivery to safeguard sensitive information shared between lawyers and their clients. Apply key data leak prevention policies at the gateway to stop inadvertent and malicious data leaks.

    Mailbox Continuity

    Mailbox continuity

    Continue To Send And Receive Email No Matter What.

    Even the most secure, well-planned email systems go down. With Mimecast C1, an immediate failover means email flow is not interrupted in the event of a mail server outage or planned maintenance. Mimecast keeps sending and receiving email, and gives employees access via Outlook, web, mobile and Mac when on-premises or cloud-based email systems go down.

    Security Awareness

    Raise security awareness

    Change Employee Behavior to Reduce Security Risk

    Even the best employees can be maddeningly careless and resistant to change. Their casual mistakes can lead to disaster — and the cost can be staggering to your organization. Improve security culture with engaging content and advanced risk scoring

    Web Security

    Improve web security

    While the majority of cyberattacks continue to be delivered through email, 91% of malware uses the web – and specifically DNS – to function once it lands. When combined, email and web represent the initiation point for 99% of successful breaches.

    Block activity initiated by user action or malware and access to inappropriate websites. Enhance protection with fully integrated web and email security.

    Industry Challenges

    How we've helped different industries

    Don’t risk the repercussions that come with cyberattacks

    Legal firms face attacks like phishing and business email compromise, and these attacks can be not only a financial burden but a reputational one as well. Legal firms must take steps toward cyber resilience to protect client and business data.

    Ransomware

    Protect yourself and your employees against ransomware attacks with Mimecast’s email security solutions.

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    Business Email Compromise

    Business email compromise refers to the increasing trend of sophisticated email impersonation attacks. Learn how to protect your business against email fraud.

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    Key Facts

    IT professionals in legal practices that believe they will suffer a negative business impact from an email-borne attack:

    86%

    Legal practices have seen an increase in phishing:

    79%

    Legal firms impacted by a ransomware attack:

    87%

    IT professionals in legal practices that believe they will suffer a negative business impact from an email-borne attack:

    86%

    Legal practices have seen an increase in phishing:

    79%

    Legal firms impacted by a ransomware attack:

    87%

    Explore Solutions for Legal

    Achieve cyber resilience by blocking threats that can lead to brand impersonation, ransomware, patient data breaches, and more.

    With multiple detection technologies and more than 50 integrated detection engines, a Mimecast secure email gateway provides best-in-class security for healthcare emails and attachments. It also produces low time-to-protection against new threats. And, empower clinicians and staff to be your first line of cyber defense with integrated cybersecurity awareness training.

    Brand Impersonation

    Protect your customers, partners, organization, and brand with Mimecast’s brand protection solutions, which prevents malicious actors from impersonating your email domains and digital presence.

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    Ransomware

    Protect yourself and your employees against ransomware attacks with Mimecast’s email security solutions.

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    Key Facts

    Healthcare institutions whose compliance was compromised by an attack:

    37%

    Institutions that worry about their employees’ password hygiene:

    83%

    Institutions hit by an attack that spread from a single infected user:

    89%

    Healthcare institutions whose compliance was compromised by an attack:

    37%

    Institutions that worry about their employees’ password hygiene:

    83%

    Institutions hit by an attack that spread from a single infected user:

    89%

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    Secure your email, and your clients’ email, with best in class security provided by a Mimecast secure email gateway.

    With customer data under attack, reputation at risk, and compliance mandates to meet, the financial services industry must rise to the occasion with cyber resilience strategies to keep this important data secure.

    Governance, Risk And Compliance (GRC)

    Mimecast's governance, risk and compliance services provide solutions that offer data management and protection. Schedule GRC solutions demo today.

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    Email Security

    Looking for the strongest possible protection for the top attack vector? Mimecast email security services help protect you against spam, phishing, ransomware, and targeted email attacks.

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    Key Facts

    Financial firms that say an email attack would negatively impact their business:

    80%

    Firms that face a growing volume of attacks:

    3 in 4

    Firms that rank naïve employees among their top security challenges:

    38%

    Financial firms that say an email attack would negatively impact their business:

    80%

    Firms that face a growing volume of attacks:

    3 in 4

    Firms that rank naïve employees among their top security challenges:

    38%

    Explore Solutions for Financial Services

    Combat threats facing your organization, and protect critical infrastructure in the event of a cyberattack.

    IT is at the forefront of cybersecurity, necessarily moving quickly and adopting new technology to protect businesses. Learn how Mimecast products can help.

    Protect Against Impersonation Attacks

    Protect yourself and your organization against email impersonation attacks with Mimecast’s email security solutions for impersonation prevention.

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    Ransomware

    Protect yourself and your employees against ransomware attacks with Mimecast’s email security solutions.

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    Key Facts

    IT organizations that have reported increased volumes of email-borne threats:

    94%

    IT organizations see higher levels of impersonation and business email compromise:

    3 in 4

    IT organizations have been significantly impacted by ransomware:

    79%

    IT organizations that have reported increased volumes of email-borne threats:

    94%

    IT organizations see higher levels of impersonation and business email compromise:

    3 in 4

    IT organizations have been significantly impacted by ransomware:

    79%

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    Unlock the power of your manufacturing data while keeping your organization secure.

    Manufacturing firms are at heightened risk of cyberattack due to valuable data. Learn how Mimecast solutions can keep your business secure.

    Internal Threat Management

    Protect yourself and your employees from insider threats with Mimecast's internal email protection solutions.

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    Spear Phishing Protection

    Spear-Phishing emails are targeted towards stealing important information. Protect against spear-phishing attacks with Mimecast's spear-phishing protection solutions!

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    Key Facts

    Manufacturing firms that have faced significant impact from ransomware attacks:

    70%

    Manufacturing firms are seeing an increase in phishing and spear phishing:

    79%

    Email-based threats are increasing at manufacturing firms:

    9 in 10

    Manufacturing firms that have faced significant impact from ransomware attacks:

    70%

    Manufacturing firms are seeing an increase in phishing and spear phishing:

    79%

    Email-based threats are increasing at manufacturing firms:

    9 in 10

    Explore Solutions for Manufacturing

    Protect your vendors and supply chain from phishing, ransomware, brand impersonation and more.

    Engineering and construction companies can be at risk for cyberattack due to their knowledge of physical security while being underprepared for cybersecurity. See how Mimecast services can mitigate your cyber risk.

    Ransomware

    Protect yourself and your employees against ransomware attacks with Mimecast’s email security solutions.

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    Internal Threat Management

    Protect yourself and your employees from insider threats with Mimecast's internal email protection solutions.

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    Key Facts

    Construction and property IT leaders that have seen greater volume of email-borne threats:

    76%

    Organizations impacted by a ransomware attack, but only some recovered their data

    77%

    Organization with infected email attachments shared among employees:

    40%

    Construction and property IT leaders that have seen greater volume of email-borne threats:

    76%

    Organizations impacted by a ransomware attack, but only some recovered their data

    77%

    Organization with infected email attachments shared among employees:

    40%

    Explore Solutions for Construction

    Educational institutions are the guardians of citizen data. Mimecast services can keep it that way.

    Malicious emails, ransomware and phishing are on the rise, putting pressure on educational institutions to modernize security and train their teams to fend off increasingly sophisticated threats. Learn more about how Mimecast solutions can help.

    Employee Cyber Awareness Training

    Improve Employee Cybersecurity Behavior At Scale And Systematically Reduce Security Risk From Simple Human Error Mimecast Awareness Training helps reduce employee error and lower security risk by engaging employees effectively and our analytics identify employees who put your company in jeopardy.

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    Ransomware

    Protect yourself and your employees against ransomware attacks with Mimecast’s email security solutions.

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    Explore Solutions for Education

    Government agencies are the guardians of citizen data. Mimecast services can keep it that way.

    Malicious emails, ransomware and phishing are on the rise, putting pressure on the public sector to modernize security and train their teams to fend off increasingly sophisticated threats. Learn more about how Mimecast solutions can help.

    Ransomware

    Protect yourself and your employees against ransomware attacks with Mimecast’s email security solutions.

    Learn More

    Internal Threat Management

    Protect yourself and your employees from insider threats with Mimecast's internal email protection solutions.

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    Key Facts

    State and local governments that have faced ransomware attacks with severe consequences:

    68%

    Phishing and spear phishing attempts are growing within state and local governments:

    72%

    State and local governments are missing out on updates to existing cybersecurity solutions due to lack of budget:

    48%

    State and local governments that have faced ransomware attacks with severe consequences:

    68%

    Phishing and spear phishing attempts are growing within state and local governments:

    72%

    State and local governments are missing out on updates to existing cybersecurity solutions due to lack of budget:

    48%

    Explore Solutions for State and Local Government

    Local government institutions are the guardians of citizen data. Mimecast services can keep it that way.

    Malicious emails, ransomware and phishing are on the rise, putting pressure on government and municipalities to modernize security and train employees to fend off increasingly sophisticated threats. Learn more about how Mimecast solutions can help.

    Employee Cyber Awareness Training

    Improve Employee Cybersecurity Behavior At Scale And Systematically Reduce Security Risk From Simple Human Error Mimecast Awareness Training helps reduce employee error and lower security risk by engaging employees effectively and our analytics identify employees who put your company in jeopardy.

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    Ransomware

    Protect yourself and your employees against ransomware attacks with Mimecast’s email security solutions.

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    Key Facts

    Internal threats by compromised or careless employees is a growing public sector challenge:

    67%

    Professionals in the public sector believe it is inevitable they will suffer the consequences of an email-borne attack:

    71%

    Increasingly sophisticated attacks are the public sector's number one problem:

    54%

    Internal threats by compromised or careless employees is a growing public sector challenge:

    67%

    Professionals in the public sector believe it is inevitable they will suffer the consequences of an email-borne attack:

    71%

    Increasingly sophisticated attacks are the public sector's number one problem:

    54%

    Explore Solutions for Public Sector
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