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A record turn-out, and high level of engagement from delegates at our Information Security and Cloud Computing Risks Seminar earlier this year, confirmed our belief that these remain very live issues for many law firms.

Cloud computing solutions have proved very attractive options for firms who want to have up-to-date tailored software and database solutions, increased flexibility to meet changing needs, and perhaps equally importantly, a spread monthly cost rather than one large scale capital investment.

The SRA, amongst others, have begun to flag their concerns regarding the potential risks that cloud computing solutions can bring - particularly for the unaware purchaser.

Cloud Computing Solutions do of course bring with them certain risks - but many experts consider good quality cloud solutions as at worst risk-neutral, and at best, a significant improvement on many existing in-house systems.

How Lockton can help

Check out our new 'Selecting a Cloud Provider' infographic (Simply click on the download link below).  Lockton clients can also log-in to download a comprehansive range of resources to assist you make informed decisions regarding your firm's IT solutions.

We are also hosting an Information Security webinar on 29th April.  Sign up via our Events page.

UPDATE: The Law Society has just issued a Practice Note on Cloud Computing, where you can find more detailed guidance