by PeterK

Which Companies Are Encrypting Your Data Properly?

November 20, 2013 in Cloud, Confidentiality, Electronic Files, Security by PeterK

Dropbox is one that EFF identifies as employing best practices for encryption.

by PeterK

Connecticut lawyers using the cloud must comply with duties to maintain confidentiality and supervise

July 23, 2013 in Cloud, Confidentiality, Connecticut, Electronic Files, Internet Use, Security by PeterK

Lawyers may use cloud services in their practice but must be conscientious to comply with the duties imposed by the Rules to knowledgeably and competently maintain confidentiality and supervisory standards.
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by PeterK

Cloud Services — DropSmack

April 28, 2013 in Cloud, Electronic Files, Internet Use, Security by PeterK

An interesting article describing the use of DropSmack to target networks via DropBox. In addition to broader considerations lawyers should consider before using cloud services, developments like this highlight the
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by PeterK

Carrier IQ and security of certain mobile devices

November 30, 2011 in Cellular phones, Confidentiality, E-mail, Electronic Files, Internet Use, Privacy, Security by PeterK

An interesting, perhaps troubling, issue raised with respect to security of certain mobile devices. Read more about Carrier IQ  (,,  A somewhat long video of how this works
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California Issues Ethics Opinion on Confidentiality and the Use of E-mail and Technology To Transmit Client Information

December 26, 2010 in Attorney-client privilege, California, Cloud, Confidentiality, E-mail, Internet Use, Privacy, Rules of Conduct, Security by David Hricik

California Formal Opinion 2010-179 outlines the lawyer’s duties when transmitting or storing confidential client information when the underlying technology may be susceptible to unauthorized access by third parties. An attorney’s
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Article Surveys Use of Evidence from Social Networking Sites in Personal Injury Cases

December 17, 2010 in Confidentiality, Internet Use, Privacy, Security, Social Networking by David Hricik

The article is here.

Wi fi risks: Add-on to Firefox purportedly allows hijacking of social networking user accounts when on unsecured wi fi

November 30, 2010 in Security, Social Networking by David Hricik

The article with several links is here.

Wi Fi on Planes a Security Risk?

November 17, 2010 in Cellular phones, Security by David Hricik

Lawyers travel and use wi fi on board planes. This may be a here-and-gone phenomena, however. With the recent hullabaloo over full body scans, a major threat appears to be
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