Trends Report

Mature Cybersecurity Incident Response Requires Legal Advice

Engage Legal To Help Your CEO Make Smart Decisions and Improve Breach Response

March 13th, 2017
JZ
Josh Zelonis
With contributors:
Stephanie Balaouras , Bill Barringham

Summary

Business and technology leaders often dismiss lawyers as pedantic and obstacles to productivity. This is certainly something security and risk pros can relate to. However, it's important to get beyond these preconceptions and understand the critical role in security incident response (IR) that a lawyer, by training, is able to provide. This report examines the critical role that legal plays in a mature incident response program and how it can protect businesses from millions in breach costs.

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