Only 35 percent of corporate attorneys prepared for a data breach
New survey from Grant Thornton shows pervasive concern about cyber risk
Only about a third (35 percent) of top corporate attorneys feel their organizations are prepared for a data breach, according to a survey from Grant Thornton LLP and Corporate Counsel magazine. In addition, 59 percent are very concerned about data security issues.
The Grant Thornton 2017 Corporate General Counsel Survey also found that more than half (58 percent) of legal departments are highly involved in responding to organization-wide data security risks, and nearly a quarter (23 percent) of legal departments have a primary responsibility for cybersecurity issues.