Should my law firm have its own server?

CosmoLex Team

Although cloud-based storage is secure, convenient, and cost-effective, some law firms prefer not to store confidential client information on a server in the physical control of a third party. For this reason, some law firms consider using an rather than storing their client information on the cloud. If you have the resources to set up, secure, back up, and maintain … Read More

What security must my cloud storage have?

CosmoLex Team

Bar associations recommend that attorneys evaluate the security of cloud storage in the same way they evaluate the security of their paper files by taking reasonable steps needed to safeguard confidential information stored on the cloud. The following are some of the factors attorneys should consider when determining whether a cloud storage service is secure enough to store confidential client … Read More

Do law firms have to worry about ransomware?

CosmoLex Team

is a type of that launches when an unsuspecting victim clicks on a link or attachment found in a “” email.[1][2] Once launched, the ransomware encrypts or locks all of your data files, and may lock each computer workstation and your entire computer network as well. Depending on the severity of the attack it can take weeks or months to … Read More

How can law firms protect data from a ransomware attack?

CosmoLex Team

It is virtually impossible to ensure that your law firm is never hit by a ransomware attack.  But there are steps that you can take to minimize the likelihood that such a cyber attack would succeed on your firm’s computer system, and to get your firm up and running as fast as possible after an attack[1][2]: Regularly back up your … Read More

Demystifying Modern Practice Management

CosmoLex Team

Capturing market share in today’s competitive landscape means you need more than great legal work. Without the proper tools to support your efforts, your firm can quickly fall behind others who are taking advantage of modern practice management to improve communications, create efficiencies, and streamline workflows. Choosing the right tools to support how you run your practice plays a significant … Read More