COVID-19 Resources

ABA Coronavirus Task Force

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

ABA Policy

ABA Report and Resolution 108

On the importance of cyber-preparedness and actions that should be taken to prevent a cyber-attack from occurring, February 2017.

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

(CLE) Security for Law Firms During Work From Home COVID-19 Times

(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

(On-Demand CLE) Remote Working in a Time of COVID-19: Cybersecurity Issues You Need to Know, Cybersecurity Legal Task Force

(CLE) COVID-19: Emerging Lawyer Risk Management and Professional Liability Coverage Issues

(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

ABA Cybersecurity Handbook (2nd Ed.), Cybersecurity Legal Task Force

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

HIPAA: A Practical Guide to the Privacy and Security of Health Data

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

Risk Management for Novel Coronavirus, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Other Resources and Programming

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

Coronavirus Resources:  Working Remotely, DRI