Cloud-based technology can provide significant benefits to practitioners, including remote access to files, built-in disaster preparedness, and enhanced security. However, you do need to do your due diligence when it comes to selecting and using cloud services.

GENERALLY

Cloud Computing/Software as a Service for Lawyers (ABA LTRC)

ETHICS

Massachusetts Bar Association Ethics Committee Opinion 12-03

Informed Consent for Cloud Applications

SECURITY

Secure Your Data: Part 1, An Update on the Massachusetts Data Privacy Laws

Compliance with Mass Data Privacy – Vetting and Contracting with Providers

Tips for Reviewing Vendor Service Agreements

FURTHER READING FROM OUR LENDING LIBRARY

Cloud Computing for Lawyers (Nicole Black, American Bar Association)