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You may have heard that cloud computing provides the ability to compete on a new level. And compete you must. The legal profession, just like others, is looking for new ways to compete. You must keep up with your peers in order to survive, and by embracing technology you can gain a competitive edge. However, as a reputed legal advisor, to take advantage of this benefit, you must educate yourself about cloud computing or your reputation could be at stake.
Cloud Computing Provides Many Advantages
Cloud computing, and storage in particular, offers you the ability to save your data and confidential client files in a secure Internet-based storage system. The days of storing data on a local drive or server are gone.
But, imagine how much easier your life will be.
Plus with cloud storage you can bridge all your devices and transfer files between computers, laptops, iPads/tablets, and smartphones.
Worried About Security? You Should Be!
To take advantage of cloud computing you must navigate ongoing threats to your clients’ information security. You are responsible —no one else. When storing and accessing data on the cloud, you need expert guidance so you won’t risk your clients’ confidential information.
The American Bar Association Model Rules of Professional Conduct, along with state ethics rules, provide the following guidance:
Life Is Better In The Cloud!
Regardless of the above concerns, the benefits of cloud computing far outweigh the pain of due diligence. Plus CITOC can help to ensure you are meeting all your due-diligence requirements in regards to securing your clients’ confidential data. For more information contact us by calling (713) 490-5000 or sending us an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org