Most small and medium law firms these days use at least some services which host or process client data in the cloud. Whether it is a full cloud-hosted practice management system, Office 365, accounting, video conferencing, email or mobile applications, at some point in the user cycle client data is likely to end up on another organisation’s network.
There is nothing inherently less secure about cloud data providers but it cannot simply be assumed that a provider will adequately respect or protect your client’s confidentiality. Created by QLS Ethics Solicitor, David Bowles this quick reference guidewill give you practical advice on how to choose a service provider, how to self-assess security and outline other commercial considerations.
Review the reference guide on the QLS website.