Security

Ethical Considerations, Security Concerns and the Cloud

 

More firms are moving toward cloud-based solutions to enhance productivity and cut down on paper. This shift has ethical implications surrounding offsite data storage and security. What are these issues and how can attorneys address them?   Even though your firm may not yet be using cloud computing, a great deal of the work you…

How to Secure Your Firm’s Website

 

Too many attorneys leave themselves open to threats and hackers. A common misconception is that online security is a technological problem, but in reality, it is a management problem. Let’s get physical The first line of defense for any law firm is physical security. Attorneys and staff assume that a firm’s internal network is secure…

Ask An Expert: Matt Wolf Discusses Website & IT Security for Law Firms

This month, we speak with Matt Wolf of Carlson & Wolf about the security risks law firms face as business is increasingly conducted with the help of new technologies. What special concerns do law firms have regarding IT security? What makes a law firm a target? Today’s law firms face a difficult mix of operational,…

Being Mobile Presents Security Issues for Lawyers. These Apps Can Help.

 

While it is great to be able to take advantage of the latest technology virtually anyplace you happen to be, from the airport to the local café, there are security issues you need to deal with and some standards to consider relating to client security. The main one is that it is not a great…