The SRA have reported that in the first half of 2020, nearly £2.5m of money held by firms had been stolen by cybercriminals, over three times the amount reported in the first half of 2019.
Remote working has created an extra layer of vulnerability for any business. With this, we would like to invite you to our free webinar, in association with Lawyer Checker, to discuss the latest updates on risk.
Combating Conveyancing Fraud – Update on risk
Thursday, February 25th 2021 @ 11:00AM GMT
In this webinar hosted by Tom Lyes from Lawyer Checker, we will be looking at the current threat level of fraudulent activity in the sector and why Lawyer Checker is more than just a bank account checker.
Tom will share some of the reasons behind the significant growth of firms ordering Lawyer Checker over the last 12 months and discuss how Lawyer Checker, in collaboration with OneSearch Direct, can help you and your conveyancing team to ensure you are working in the most compliant and safest way possible.
If you can’t make this date, but would like a recording afterwards, please click here.
The top 5 questions to ask yourself about the dangers of cyber crime
With many staff still unable to come into the office, here are 5 questions to help you consider where your business is now in terms of ongoing cyber security:
- How up to date are your current cyber security policies?
- Do these policies take increased home working into account?
- Do you know if the home network of your employees is secure?
- Are there any new or emerging cyber threats to be aware of?
- Do you have the expertise in-house to deal with cyber security or do you need to outsource to experts?
Learn more in our article: Does your firm have a basic cyber security strategy in place? Click here to read and find out how we can help you and your firm.
Is cyber crime getting worse? Read our Industry Interview with Tom Lyes from Lawyer Checker here.