We hear it on the news all the time.
ENlawyers recently received an interesting email from Spider Oak which we have shared below. Spider Oak is our secure backup data provider. The email shows how important data security is and demonstrates why people should pay greater attention to where they store their data in “the cloud.” Our Maryland Lawyer recommendation is that clients use Spider Oak for their sensitive data, along with and dropbox, iCloud or some other service for non-sensitive data.
Here’s the email, and don’t worry, Big Brother is watching:
It is prudent for all citizens, private and public, to reasonably and responsibly review the manner in which you store your personal data. The internet is a largely undefined game that many of the players do not fully comprehend the rules by which it is played. People entrust all forms of data, both the seemingly meaningless and the inherently important, to the means of the internet in ways that have the potential to land them in hot water. More often than not people manage to squeak through avoiding serious problems. However, the risk is certainly not worth the reward. Safety should always come first on the internet.
As a Maryland lawyer, I take data security very seriously. If you come to our office, you won’t see files physically strewn about with sensitive information open to the public. Nor will you find an abundance in the way of locked filing cabinets. Instead, our data is stored, password protected, and encrypted both locally and in the “cloud” on Spider Oak, the most secure way data can be stored. We hope that our approach to treating files as Maryland Lawyers helps convey the level of importance with which we feel about your case. At ENLawyers, our clients’ best interest always comes first.