New Cloud computing guide provides practical guidance and an informative checklist for vetting providers.
Over the last decade, Canadian law societies have largely remained irresolute when it comes to regulating law firm technology. Some have taken a restrictive stance while others continue to leave it up to interpretation under broader rules of professional conduct.
As a lawyer, you are charged with protecting the interests of your clients, which includes safeguarding their sensitive data. These days, with law firms being a prime target for cybercriminals and a larger part of the workforce logging in remotely, managing partners must be especially vigilant with firm security.
As Cloud computing becomes increasingly popular and more law firms trade their server rooms for a Cloud-based virtual desktop ("Cloud IT"), many providers are tacking Cloud solutions onto their suite of services. With so many vendors to choose from, selecting the right provider for your firm can be challenging.