Request more  information about our Cybersecurity Risk Assessment applicationHigh profile cybersecurity breaches at law firms have increased the need for corporate legal departments to better assess the risk preparedness of their law firm partners.

Keep your organization’s most sensitive data secure by managing IT security risk across your law firms and other legal service providers with Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solution’s Cybersecurity Risk Assessment application. Not only does this application automate the assessment and management of law firm performance against your department’s specific cybersecurity policies, but it also provides a secure portal for assessment collaboration between your department and firms. This includes the ability to capture remediation plans and document actions, as well as gain insight to support prioritization and planning with reporting dashboards.

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The Cybersecurity Risk Assessment application is a standalone application but can be used with Passport®, and other matter and spend solutions to yield better decisions, process efficiencies and provide a holistic view of law firm performance.

Mitigate cybersecurity risk with outside counsel and other legal service providers

  • Allows corporate legal departments visibility to assessment results to ensure policies are met

  • Identifies gaps in security compliance and allows for the creation and tracking of remediation plans

Enhance visibility and comparison of law firm cybersecurity readiness

  • Dashboards and reporting allow legal teams to easily view details and assess risk with outside counsel, providing data and insight to support new or enhanced risk mitigation plans

Facilitates collaboration and improves communication

  • Allows legal staff to more proactively collaborate, communicate, and share risk management expectations with law firms, and communicate cybersecurity status internally to manage and mitigate risk more efficiently

  • Legal teams can manage the assessment process and risk optimization plan in-house. By contributing valuable insights, Corporate IT personnel can focus on risk assessment and management efforts

Increases efficiency and cost effectiveness in assessment and risk management processes

  • Increases legal staff effectiveness via a structured process that automates and centralizes assessment intake, storage, and management

  • Expedites escalation notifications to firms who have not completed the assessment

  • Create and append narratives and tasks to facilitate project management/follow-up with individual firms

  • Flexible, pre-defined assessment templates provide a simple way to convert existing policies and requirements into a configurable and easily enhanced online questionnaire