Law firms’ anti-hacking efforts found wanting


​​Mark Mermelstein, co-chair of Orrick’s cybersecurity and data privacy group, recently spoke with the Daily Journal regarding law firms’ anti-hacking efforts. The piece explains that the time for pleading ignorance on the risks of inadequately protecting against cybersecurity threats has long passed for law firm leaders. Impatient with the legal community’s tepid response to mounting hacking threats, clients are putting pressure on their outside counsel to demonstrate how they’re responding to ever-evolving risks in the digital realm.