Today, the field of opportunity for cybercriminals has never looked greener. As teams scrambled to maintain continuity while working from home, some opted to shortcut security — so it’s no surprise that cybercrime skyrocketed.
With most firms and companies embracing digital documents and streamlined paperless workflows, the legal industry had been moving past the days of hours spent at the copy machine and massive closing, trial, and exhibit binders cluttering up the office. COVID and remote work further accelerated that shift as remote work has become the norm versus the exception.
It wasn’t long ago that executives were using ink and a rubber stamp to “sign” documents. In an effort to speed the process of signing, they would entrust their stamp to another “authorized user” who could stamp or “sign” documents on their behalf.