Cybersecurity Overtakes Artificial Intelligence as Law Firms’ Tech Priority

Investment in defences against cyberattacks has overtaken artificial intelligence as the main technology issue for law firms, a report reveals today.

Cybersecurity was the area cited most often by leaders of the UK’s biggest law firms when researchers asked how they were allocating their technology budgets.

Artificial intelligence, broadly seen as the must-have technology function over the last 12 months, was relegated to fourth place on the investment league table.