Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Keeping Dropbox Confidential

As more and more lawyers are cloud computing and taking their work with them wherever they go, the cloud application Dropbox is gaining a wide following in the legal field.  Dropbox works with many apps for lawyers, such as Trialpad and Transcriptpad, both built for the iPad.  But, Dropbox is not itself a secure program, because the Dropbox employees can access your folders for customer service, etc. 

The way around this?  Have a secure, encrypted folder nested within your other Dropbox folders.  One way to create such a folder is with Secretsync.  Whether you are about to be a practicing attorney or just starting the law school experience, keeping confidential files confidential is something that is priority one.  Give it a try now!

Get more information about Dropbox and Secretsync and keep it privileged.
This tip came from Tom Mighell, author of iPad in One Hour for Lawyers.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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