Cyber Security for Lawyers – a Practitioner’s Perspective (On Demand)

Recorded Webinar 1.25 CPD Hrs
At your desk or on your portable device


The use of technology in law firms creates obvious efficiencies but can come at the cost of information and system security. In the last few years, firms have had confidential documents exposed, information covertly harvested and been locked out of their systems. Your system could now be compromised by malware without any obvious signs.

This On Demand webinar, presented by lawyers for lawyers, will provide a useful and practical overview of what law practices can do to protect their information and minimise the risk of a cyber attack from occurring. The presenters practice in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications space and also have qualifications in IT system design and development.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand your ethical and legal obligations for handling and storing information. 
  • Learn how to be proactive in approaching system and information security in your firm.
  • Better understand the risks that exist in respect of stored information and how to ensure that these are minimised within the office and in the cloud.
  • Learn more about the threats that viruses and other malware pose to IT systems and how to minimise their impact, as well as best practice procedures to adopt in respect of phishing emails.
  • Receive tips about general IT security management within a law office, including the development of organisational policies and password protection protocols.

Who should view?

All lawyers who want to understand how to manage the security of information and IT systems in their workplace. Legal executives, practice managers and support staff may also benefit from attending.


Order timeframe

Access details will be delivered via email within 15 minutes.


Edwin Lim
Hudson Gavin Martin

Edwin Lim has specialised in technology, media and intellectual property since 2000. His main areas of practice are technology procurement and support, outsourcing and services, intellectual property commercialisation and transfer, technology due diligence, media, advertising and marketing, and general commercial. Edwin has worked for clients in various business and industry sectors including the software, technology, telecommunications, banking and finance, government, media, healthcare, hospitality, luxury automotive and aviation sectors.

Edwin sits on the boards of the New Zealand Software Association, New Zealand Middle East Business Council and the New Zealand Game Developers Association. He is also on the Technology Law committees of the Auckland District Law Society and New Zealand Law Society.

Caroline Herbert
Senior Solicitor
Hudson Gavin Martin

Caroline is a senior litigation solicitor with particular expertise in technology, media, intellectual property and consumer law. She also advises regularly on data protection and privacy matters. Caroline works primarily with clients in the software, technology, telecommunications and media industries advising in relation to a range of commercial and regulatory issues. In her time at Hudson Gavin Martin Caroline has appeared as junior counsel in the High Court and Court of Appeal in significant copyright proceedings. Her work also includes non-contentious aspects of intellectual property including brand strategy and commercialisation.