Several recent reports show that cloud computing and Software as a Service are increasingly being embraced by law firms and attorneys. According to an article this week, a leading Scottish law firm, Tods Murray, LLP, recently decided to move to a cloud-based document management system.
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In a recent independent survey about trends in cloud computing, a majority of senior IT professionals say they have already moved their organizations' email to the cloud or are evaluating doing so.
Many states in the U.S. require attorneys to let clients know if their data has been lost or stolen. That can include emails sent to clients, which often contain potentially damaging confidential information.
Many U.S. Facebook users leave themselves open to having their information stolen and houses (not the ones on Farmville) broken into, according to a new study by Consumer Reports. It looked only at Facebook, since that is by far the largest social networking site.