Over the last few years dating back to the events of 9/11, cybersecurity law has grown in demand due to an increased number of threats. It’s no surprise that the pandemic has heightened security attacks with business being conducted almost completely online. Compared to Q1 of 2020, cyberattacks increased by 17% in Q2 of 2021 with the majority of them being targeted attacks.
The increase in cyber-attacks has opened a unique opportunity for law students and legal professionals to enter the cybersecurity space. To best combat cybercriminals, it’s important to keep a pulse on current threats and tactics impacting the world today.