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Flying in the Clouds: A Safety Checklist

July 23, 2014 in Cloud, Electronic Files, Internet Use, Security by PeterK

Law Technology News published an article that reviews ethical and technical issues to consider when using cloud services. (http://tinyurl.com/lst9wmt)

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Law Firms Pressed on Cybersecurity

April 2, 2014 in Internet Use, Security by PeterK

A growing number of big corporate clients are demanding that their law firms take more steps to guard against online intrusions that could compromise sensitive information as global concerns about
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Proposed California Ethics Opinion ESI – Public Comment Sought

March 28, 2014 in California, Cloud, Confidentiality, Electronic Files, Security by PeterK

California’s Proposed Formal Opinion Interim No. 11-0004 considers: what are an attorney’s ethical duties in the handling of discovery of electronically stored information?  The opinion interprets rules 3-100, 3-110, 3-210,
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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.

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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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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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Washington State Lawyers May Use the Cloud to Store Client Information

November 5, 2012 in Cloud, Confidentiality, Electronic Files, Security, Washington by PeterK

Washington State lawyers may use the cloud to store confidential client information provided that they take appropriate due dligence regardig the online provider and its services. The opinion lays out
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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  (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.  A somewhat long video of how this works
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