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Sharon Nelson and John Simek Quoted in Law.Com Article

August 24, 2023

A LAW.COM article titled “Big Law’s Cybersecurity Needs Are Shifting in a ‘Very Uncertain World'” by Jessie Yount, quotes Sensei’s Sharon Nelson and John Simek.


Law firm data breaches and subsequent litigation are on the rise in 2023. And as technology continues to evolve at a rapid clip, the expectation for reasonable prevention and security measures continues to shift.

“2023 has woken law firms up,” said Sharon Nelson, a lawyer and the president of cybersecurity and information technology firm Sensei Enterprises. “We’ve seen more sophisticated attacks. We’ve seen more class actions. You have to take reasonable measures to prevent a breach, but what is reasonable has changed. It’s a very uncertain world.”

For instance, Nelson said, the time has come and gone for organizations to implement multifactor authentication. Soon, zero trust infrastructure will become a business norm, she said.

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