In the press: IT is a tier one investment for law firms
April 28th, 2016
The start of the new financial year means that every department is battling for a “piece of the pie” as budget allocation gets underway. Staff bonuses, business development and branding are often top priorities for available budget. This leaves the IT department with little investment to cope with the security threats aimed at the legal sector.
QuoStar CEO Robert Rutherford says that firms should really consider IT a tier one investment, not an “afterthought”. One of the reasons is that law firms are an attractive target for hackers is partly due to the financial transactions they carry out. A serious breach will not only impact on revenue but will be a big blow to reputation. For some firms…