7-Point Cyber Security Health Check For Conveyancers
The threat posed by cyber fraudsters targeting parties to property transactions and their advisors is escalating. Keeping security front of mind and making continuous efforts to follow security best practice is in each of our individual and collective best interests.
Key reasons cyber fraudsters are targeting conveyancers and lawyers:
Most conveyancing and law firms are small to medium businesses with limited technology budgets and internal IT expertise compared to larger corporations.
Large cash amounts are exchanged between firms and clients.
Extensive reliance is placed on online systems to do business, including email
As part of our total commitment to fraud mitigation ZipID has been engaging widely around this topic with industry participants, security professionals, and insurers. We have a simple practical overview to help assess your firm’s path towards security best practice.