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One in three top Irish firms subject to cyber attack over last 12 months


By Neasa MacErlean

24 November 2015 at 09:01 BST


A third of the Irish legal top 20 have experienced such an attack in the last year - as evidence emerges that suggests they are more likely to be on the receiving end of these attempts than Irish law firms overall.

Blue Island

Among all law firms, only a fifth have been subject to such attempts according to the latest annual survey from Smith & Williamson. 

Reluctant to talk

Paul Wyse, managing director of Smith & Williamson Ireland, said: 'It is an area few are willing to speak openly about, but I think it is an area every firm will have concerns about, especially with technology playing a larger role in the sector,' Source: RTE

 
   
 
 
 

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