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Law Firms Beefing Up Cybersecurity Practices

CYBERSECURITY—U.S.

November 4, 2013

Several law firms are launching cybersecurity and data protection practices, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. One such firm, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, recently announced it was launching a data protection practice. The addition is part of a larger movement by firms to enter the lucrative data breach practice area. American Bar Association Public Contract Section’s Cybersecurity Committee Chairman David Bodenheimer said, “When boards of directors started turning to senior management and asking, ‘What is this threat and what are we doing about it?,’ they started to call their law firms.”
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