How Legal Departments Can Conduct Effective Cyber Vulnerability Testing

Today’s General Counsel

In an April 3, 2024, column in Today’s General Counsel, Woods Rogers Cybersecurity & Data Privacy attorneys Beth Burgin Waller and Patrick Austin give in-house legal departments a primer on how they can take the lead in their organizations’ cybercrime prevention strategies. Recent developments reflect a heightened interest by regulatory authorities in addressing cyber vulnerabilities and dictating how they should respond in the event of an incident.

In the article, available here to all readers, Beth and Patrick equip legal department leaders with seven proactive steps they can take to test their companies’ cyber vulnerabilities.

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Strengthening a business’s ability to identify and assess potential cybersecurity risks helps mitigate vulnerabilities and makes the legal department a critical contributor to the organization.


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