Morning Briefing: Firms concerned over security in cloud-based solutions

by Steve Randall07 Sep 2015
Firms concerned over security in cloud-based solutions
A survey of 184 law firms reveals that 41 per cent have increased their spending on technology on 2015 with 15 per cent making cuts to the budget and 44 per cent keeping it the same. The poll by the International Legal Technology Association and Inside Legal found that wireless networks, video conferencing and workflow automation are among the items on most tech shopping lists. However there is concern about how technology is used and its security.
More than half (59 per cent) of respondents were concerned about security management while 48 per cent are worried about email management. Cloud-based tech is also an issue for 63 per cent of those polled who said they have security concerns about using cloud-based solutions.
On social media, 54 per cent of respondents said the firm has a Twitter account but only 4 per cent post messages frequently with the tracking topics the largest use of the platform.

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