The Law Society of Upper Canada’s Practice Management Technology Guideline specifically reminds lawyers to address concerns about client confidentiality, security, disaster management and technological obsolescence, and that a certain level of lawyer competence in the security of technology is necessary to comply with the Rules of Professional Conduct.
This article offers a checklist of 11 ways in which lawyers can ensure they are protecting client information when using technology.
To read the article click here or on the image above. The article orginally appeared in the the September 2010 “Risky Business” issue of LAWPRO Magazine. All past issues of LAWPRO Magazine can be found at www.lawpro.ca/magazinearchives