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    The dangers of using email for exchanging confidential documents

    Exchange of confidential documents via email has become a dangerous endeavor. This is especially true for law firms, investment banks and corporations. Take attorneys as one example. The bar obligates attorneys to protect the information of the clients, and apart from the financial damage the client may suffer, the attorney can be faced with a potential disciplinary measure. […]

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    Top Cyber Security Risks Affecting M&A Deals

    Businesses of all kinds are vulnerable to cyber attacks. Lloyd’s estimated that businesses lose up to $400 billion per year due to data breaches. With the recent growth in mergers and acquisitions activity — 2015 was the biggest year for M&A ever, according to the Wall Street Journal — deal activity is drawing the attention of cyber criminals. Although there was always the risk of deal information leaking, now that documents are shared electronically, the possibility of unauthorized access to documents is greatly increased.

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