How safe is your cloud data?

As more and more confidential client data migrates to the cloud, lawyers have a responsibility and an ethical duty to safeguard it. In this story at the ABA Journal, Jason Tashea says that the rules regarding that responsibility are constantly evolving, and lawyers will have to keep up with the changes:

With changes to ethics rules reflecting technology’s role in the profession, many find the prevailing reasonableness standard difficult to interpret. For cybersecurity ethicists, however, an ethical attorney is not just doing one thing; they are in a constant state of evolution and growth to keep pace with threats and best practices.

Read more about the future challenges facing the legal industry at the ABA Journal.