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The Top-Five Questions to Ask when Evaluating Cloud-Based Technology for your Practice
Before jumping into making any major cloud computing decisions for your law firm, here are the questions to ask before converting.The Cloud: Ethical Obligations for Lawyers in the Modern Era III
As more organizations move their information to the cloud, attorneys must understand the potential ethical issues involved in storing data off-site on the Internet.
The IT Bill of Rights for Law Firms Getting into Cloud Communications
An "IT Bill of Rights for Law Firms" dealing with cloud communications service providers.Top Five Tips for Using the Cloud for eDiscovery
Here are five important points for law firms and businesses to consider when preparing to take advantage of cloud computing.
Tips to Simplify and Unify Law Firm Communications for the Cloud
Here are three tips for simplifying the process of converging voice, data and video communications, and managing all of the vendors supporting those systems.Creating an Effective Law Firm Records Retention Policy
Performing the necessary research to support your records retention policy is not a small task. While this work is vital to a defensible policy, standardizing your approach and getting your firm's risk management resources, IT and records departments, and attorneys on board is likely the piece of this project that will take the most time.
As reflected in the NIST definition of cloud computing, the most appealing aspect of using the cloud is the effective scalability, and therefore elastic cost, of the service.
As we trek into the 21st Century, “cloud” has a pervasive, much more technical meaning referencing the location of data when it does not reside where it is used or created. This is the new world of cloud computing.
In Part One of this article we explored the meaning of "The Cloud" and arrived at a definition: The cloud is a collection of utilities built on Internet technologies for on-demand services. In Part Two, we'll explore data centers, the facilities where Internet information actually resides.
You may have heard of the Web site DontDateHimGirl.com. The purpose of the site is to allow women to make anonymous postings about specific men. A defamation lawsuit was filed with respect to statements made on the site about a particular man. While the name of the case is Hollis v. Joseph, as owner and operator of DontDateHimGirl.com, et al., perhaps the case should be referred to as DontSueThere.Com.
Symantec Corp. today released the Symantec IT Risk Management Report Volume II, revealing that awareness of the importance of IT risk management is increasing, however several myths persist.