Preparing for (and Defending Against) a Cyberattack on the Energy Sector

Date
2021
Journal Title
Journal ISSN
Volume Title
Publisher
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute
Abstract

Law firms have an affirmative duty to provide cybersecurity for their own information as well as client information. Ethics complaints to ceasing the law firm can result from hacking and data breaches. Legal ethics explicitly require lawyers to develop a cybersecurity plan. These obligations will continue to become more important as breaches continue to rise in frequency. Provides an overview along with checklists to help guide legal professionals.

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Keywords
Cybersecurity, Ethics, Legal profession, Model Rules of Professional Responsibility, Data breeches, Cyberattacks, Energy sector
Citation
2021 NO. 1 RMMLF-INST 6