Biggest IT security threat to law firms in the U.S. 2017

This statistic displays the biggest security threat according to senior technology decision makers at leading law firms in the United States in 2017. During the survey, 49 percent of respondents stated that the biggest threat to their firm was outsiders trying to break into the network.

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Release date

October 2017


United States

Survey time period


Number of respondents

51 respondents

Special properties

top technology decision makers at NLJ 350 law firms.

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Date and method of survey not provided by the source.
* Includes employee error, careless users, ransomware and malware.

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