September 25, 2017

New ABA book makes it easy to understand, evaluate, and improve cybersecurity

CHICAGO, Sept. 25, 2017 — Cybercrime is a multibillion-dollar-a-year criminal industry. Incidents of cybercrime and cybercrime-related identity theft continue to grow exponentially. As a result, governments, regulators, and professional bodies increasingly require that lawyers and other professionals take reasonable cybersecurity measures. Beyond protecting workplaces from cybertheft or intrusion, it is critical to protect our personal computers, data, and family from these threats.  

The new ABA release “Cybersecurity for the Home and Office: The Lawyer’s Guide to Taking Charge of Your Own Information Security” shows how to improve cybersecurity, without any costly services or products. The time invested now can prevent an expensive disaster later and will make the computing experience more efficient. By first fixing cybersecurity at home and with personal devices data, and networks, readers will then be able to translate that knowledge and experience to the workplace. Further, our personal and professional lives and data are intertwined more than ever—our security is only as strong as the weakest link.

Author John Bandler runs a law firm and a consulting practice that helps businesses and individuals with cybersecurity and cybercrime investigations. In addition to his private sector experience, he has over 20 years of experience working in law enforcement as a New York state trooper and as an assistant district attorney with the New York County District Attorney’s Office. Bandler has investigated and prosecuted a wide variety of criminal offenses, ranging from violent crime to identity theft, financial crime, and cybercrime. He holds multiple information security and information technology certifications, and writes, lectures, and teaches on cybersecurity and cybercrime.

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

Publisher:                    Section of Science & Technology Law

Pages:                         416

Product Code:             5450076

ISBN:                            978-1-63425-907-1

Size:                              7 x 10, paperback

Price:                            $69.95

Orders:                        800-285-2221 or shopaba.org

 

Editor’s note: Author interviews and review copies of this book are available by emailing Dean Pappas at Dean.Pappas@americanbar.org. If you publish a review of this book, please send tear sheets or a copy for our files to Dean Pappas, ABA Book Publishing, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654.

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