Randall and Kroll Pen ABA Article on Clients Steering Outside Counsel Towards Stricter Cybersecurity

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Karen Painter Randall, chair of Connell Foley’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Group, and Steven Kroll, a partner in the Group, co-authored the article "The customer is always right: How clients are pushing their outside counsels to adopt stricter cybersecurity standards and protections," which was published in the August 2018 Cybersecurity series issue of the ABA Journal. As cyber threats against all businesses grow exponentially, “the question becomes what should a corporate legal department do to ensure the data collected, used and stored by outside counsels is protected?” The article examines recent regulatory updates, including the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), and other considerations for both businesses and law firms, as well as steps enterprises can take to ensure their outside counsel are on top of their cybersecurity responsibilities. 

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