Posts Tagged ‘cloud’

Cloud Security Alliance Issues New Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance

Cloud Security Alliance Issues New Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance

The CSA Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance is designed to meet both actual, mandatory EU legal personal data protection requirements (i.e., Directive 95/46/EC and its implementations in the EU member states) and the forthcoming requirements of the GDPR.


Cloud 201: Defining, Using and Securing the Next Generation

Cloud 201: Defining, Using and Securing the Next Generation

“The cloud is a funny discussion. If it’s secure, all things being equal, they don’t really care where they get the information. The clients are driving the discussion.”


Eight C’s of E-Discovery in the Cloud

Eight C’s of E-Discovery in the Cloud

The adoption of cloud applications is growing across enterprises worldwide. According to Gartner, by 2020 more than 30 percent of the 100 largest enterprise applications will have shifted from cloud-first to cloud-only – encouraging any enterprise fence-sitters to move in the direction of the cloud. 


Cloud Computing Crash Course: Location, Location, Location

Cloud Computing Crash Course: Location, Location, Location

Don’t let the term “cloud” fool you into thinking that the information is not in a specific location. It is, and it’s important to know the exact geographic location of the server where your data will be stored, including any back-up locations.


Microsoft’s Azure Has Become A Terror To Other Cloud Computing Players

Microsoft's Azure Has Become A Terror To Other Cloud Computing Players

Hybrid cloud computing, in simplest terms, is the use of cloud computing and on-site servers at the same time. The dual nature of the arrangement solves some significant problems for organizations that need to centralize access to databases and apps.


Edge Computing Could Push the Cloud to the Fringe

Edge Computing Could Push the Cloud to the Fringe

Peter Levine, a general partner at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, has an interesting working theory. He believes that cloud computing is soon going to take a back seat to edge computing — and we will very quickly see the majority of processing taking place at the device level.


Is Revenue Raining Out of Your Cloud?

Is Revenue Raining Out of Your Cloud?

Traditional technology hardware and software companies are seeing a significant share of their growth from the cloud. With legacy revenue streams declining – and in some cases declining rapidly – it is imperative that companies make the transition to cloud effectively. This is no simple task.


Here Is Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report For 2017

Here Is Mary Meeker's Internet Trends Report For 2017

Internet guru and Kleiner Perkins investor Mary Meeker just unveiled her Internet Trends report for 2017 at the Code Conference in California.


A Little Privacy is Better Than None: Considering Private and Public Cloud Computing

A Little Privacy is Better Than None: Considering Private and Public Cloud Computing

Extracts from two informational papers highlighting key differences between private and public cloud infrastructures and why those differences may be important for the security of critical data and applications.


3 Ways E-Discovery is Safer in the Cloud than On-Premise

3 Ways E-Discovery is Safer in the Cloud than On-Premise

Many firms have the mistaken impression that their data is safest where they can “touch” it and are hesitant to move it from on-premise to the cloud. Yet, law firms aren’t actually that confident about their own security.


Learning To Trust Cloud Security

Learning To Trust Cloud Security

Cloud-centric computing is inevitable because the network, not your network, is just a conduit to allow access from trusted requestors to trusted resources.


Do Lawyers Actually Realize When They’re Using the Cloud?

Do Lawyers Actually Realize When They’re Using the Cloud?

“Law firms that elect to avoid cloud-driven solutions with the intention of offering clients greater security may not actually be providing greater security.”


Cloud Migration Dollars and Sense

Cloud Migration Dollars and Sense

The only times enterprises run into issues with cloud costs, deployment or other issues is when they try and completely “DIY.” Cloud may have radically democratized solution availability, but there are still complexities in the selection, installation and management process that should not be overlooked.


Identifying the Best Cloud Practices for Your Organization

Identifying the Best Cloud Practices for Your Organization

The legal practitioners’ security debate focuses on whether the legal world should be using cloud or cloud-like offerings during the course of their practice—whether that practice is as part of an in-house legal team or with a firm.


Simplicity And eDiscovery? A Conversation With CloudNine’s Brad Jenkins (Above the Law)

Simplicity And eDiscovery? A Conversation With CloudNine’s Brad Jenkins (Above the Law)

If you judge legal tech startups by the amount of funding they have raised, you get something of an incomplete picture. In fact, many legal tech companies can begin earning revenue at a very early stage and grow the company without resorting to cash injections.


Securing the Hybrid Cloud: What Skills Do You Need?

Securing the Hybrid Cloud: What Skills Do You Need?

Hybrid models offer many well-documented benefits, but they also introduce more complexity for securing data and applications across the enterprise. And this added complexity requires an increasingly diverse skill set for security teams.


3 Common Cloud ROI Failures You Must Avoid

3 Common Cloud ROI Failures You Must Avoid

You can actually spend more money running your workloads in the public cloud than in your own data center.


Evaluating the Legal Cloud and the Potential for Risk

Evaluating the Legal Cloud and the Potential for Risk

As cloud applications are gaining increased acceptance in the legal world, law firms and organizations need to develop intelligent policies to mitigate risks to protect client and firm data


Survey of IT Pros Highlights Lack of Understanding of SaaS Data Loss Risks

Survey of IT Pros Highlights Lack of Understanding of SaaS Data Loss Risks

It turns out that IT pros across the pond have the same concerns as here in the U.S., as the survey found that security is the top concern when moving critical applications to cloud. Specifically, 44 percent of U.S. and U.K. IT pros cited external hacking/data breaches as their top concerns, ahead of insider attacks and user error.


Moving Data to the Cloud: Questions You Should Be Asking

Moving Data to the Cloud: Questions You Should Be Asking

While the majority of the cloud market is still public, there’s arguably an even stronger growth trajectory emerging for the hybrid and private cloud.


Is It Time for a Law Firm Cloud Computing Security Standard?

Is It Time for a Law Firm Cloud Computing Security Standard?

Cloud computing is becoming increasingly common in the legal world. A recent survey found that 68 percent of corporate legal departments are using cloud-based tools, with 80 percent open to adopting more in the next year. The cloud is becoming increasingly popular among private firms as well, with almost a third of attorneys turning to cloud services for law-related tasks.


Cloud Security: It’s Become A People Problem

Cloud Security: It’s Become A People Problem

Times have changed and even former hold-outs in regulated industries have warmed to cloud technology. Last year, US Chief Information Officer Tony Scott called for organizations to “get to the cloud as fast as [they] can” for better security, and a recent survey (registration required) from the Cloud Security Alliance confirmed this attitude among rank and file IT professionals, with 64.9% of respondents describing cloud software as a service as secure or more secure than on-premises software.


ESI and Social Media Drives Growth of E-Discovery Market: Survey

ESI and Social Media Drives Growth of E-Discovery Market: Survey

As litigation increases, and e-discovery technology improves and becomes more integrated into the legal world, the e-discovery market will continue to grow exponentially.


IT Pros Put More Faith in Cloud-Based Platforms

IT Pros Put More Faith in Cloud-Based Platforms

Cloud confidence is rising, with nearly 65 percent of IT leaders feeling the cloud is as secure as or more secure than on-premises software.