Law Firms Gear Up to Battle Deepfakes

June 10, 2024

The Rise of Deepfakes

While lawyers have certainly been aware of deepfakes for years, everyone was fighting malware infections. As we constantly remind lawyers, the cybersecurity world evolves rapidly – and the prudent law firm will evolve as well.

In the past year, deepfakes have become the second most common cybersecurity incident, lagging only behind those persistent malware infections that law firms have been battling for years.

Mind you, we are not suggesting (yet) that law firms are being deluged by deepfakes. However, having watched the rise of deepfakes in businesses, law firms know darn well that they will be invited to the party by cybercriminals – and that they must be prepared.

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