How Can Our Law Firm Protect Data on Our Firm’s Phones and Laptops?

CosmoLex Team

Increasingly, the ABA and state Bar Associations have been developing guidelines lawyers should follow to safeguard clients’ personal information.[1] But law firms actually have a lot of sensitive data that needs to be protected—and there are several steps you can take to protect data on your firm’s phones and laptops. Multi-factor authentication Multi-factor authentication, or using two methods of verifying … Read More

Should Law Firms Use a Password Manager?

CosmoLex Team

You know your passwords should be long, unique, and different from one login to the next. But if you actually follow those cybersecurity guidelines, you’ll have a tough time remembering all your passwords. Instead of writing down everything somewhere that risks being found by someone else or lost or in a document that can be hacked, more and more law … Read More

Is it ethical or allowed for law firms to use cloud storage?

CosmoLex Team

Storing information through the cloud—or using cloud-based software—means saving information on servers owned by third parties. Given the immense value placed on lawyers keeping their clients’ information safe— and not sharing it with others—this relatively new technology has raised concerns. Time-saving technology Cloud-based tech has proven itself immensely helpful for law firms. It updates in real time and doesn’t need … Read More