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COVID-19 Resources

ABA Coronavirus Task Force

A national source of information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the delivery of legal services.

ABA Legislative Resources

Grassroots Action Center COVID-19 Legislative Resources Clearinghouse

ABA Policy

ABA Report and Resolution 108

ABA Formal Opinion 483: Lawyers’ Obligations After an Electronic Data Breach or Cyberattack

ABA Formal Opinion 477R: Securing Communication of Protected Client Information

ABA Programming

(On-Demand CLE) Is This the Way the World Ends? AI and Legal Ethics in a Divided World

(On-Demand CLE) An Ethical Cybersecurity Playbook for the New Normal in Law Practice

(On-Demand CLE) The Workplace Revolution: Rethinking Your Tech Stack for the Long-Term Shift to Flexible Work

(CLE Webinar) Pandemic Cybersecurity, Ethics, and Loss Prevention: Finding a New Normal, Cybersecurity Legal Task Force in partnership with the University of South Carolina School of Law

(Podcast) National Security Law Today: Shutdowns and the Law with Harvey Rishikof

(Podcast) National Security Law Today: Emergency Powers and COVID-19 with William Banks

(Audio Recording) Law Firm Cybersecurity Requirements You Never Dreamed Of: Emerging Threats, Ethical Obligations to Clients, and Survival Tactics, Cybersecurity Legal Task Force

ABA Publications

The ABA Cybersecurity Handbook: A Resource for Attorneys, Law Firms, and Business Professionals, Third Edition

A Practical Guide to Cyber Insurance for Businesses

The Lawyer's Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together, Work from Home Edition

Healthcare Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity for the Home and Office: The Lawyer's Guide to Taking Charge of Your Own Information Security

Federal Government Resources

Coronavirus Response and Telework Guidance, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: The FTC in Action, Federal Trade Commission

Telework Security Basics, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Work at Home/Telework as a Reasonable Accommodation, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Other Resources and Programming

Professional Responsibility, Legal Malpractice, Cybersecurity, and Cyber-Insurance in the COVID-19 Era, St. Mary's Journal on Legal Malpractice & Ethics

Formal Ethics Opinion EF-21-02: Working remotely, Wisconsin State Bar (January 2021) 

Formal Opinion: 202-203: Data Breaches, California State Bar 

Best Practices for Law Firms During a Pandemic, Colorado Lawyer (June 2020)

(Formal Opinion 2020-300: Ethical Obligations for Lawyers Working Remotely, Pennsylvania Bar Association (April 2020)

(Recording) COVID-19 Privacy and Security Issues: An Expert Discussion, International Association of Privacy Professionals