Shadow AI: A Thorny Problem for Law Firms
November 8, 2023
Remember Shadow IT? Say Hello to Shadow AI
There were plenty of articles written about Shadow IT – defined by Cisco as “The use of IT-related hardware or software by a department or individual without the knowledge of the IT or security group within the organization.” – Shadow IT included cloud services, software and hardware.
Welcome to the sudden rise of Shadow AI. Its use, like that of Shadow IT, is often unknown to a law firm’s IT or security group. As lawyers gravitated with haste to using generative AI in 2023, the conversation at law firms rapidly turned to controlling the use of Shadow AI.