Dropbox is one that EFF identifies as employing best practices for encryption.
Connecticut lawyers using the cloud must comply with duties to maintain confidentiality and supervise
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.
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
An interesting, perhaps troubling, issue raised with respect to security of certain mobile devices. Read more about Carrier IQÂ (http://www.geek.com/articles/mobile/how-much-of-your-phone-is-yours-20111115/, http://androidsecuritytest.com/features/logs-and-services/loggers/carrieriq/carrieriq-part2/, http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2011/11/secret-software-logging-video.Â A somewhat long video of how this works
California Issues Ethics Opinion on Confidentiality and the Use of E-mail and Technology To Transmit Client Information
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 attorneyâ€™s