Florida Bar Opinion 12-3

Professional Ethics of the Florida Bar 

Conclusion of the Opinion:

“In summary, lawyers may use cloud computing if they take reasonable precautions to ensure that confidentiality of client information is maintained, that the service provider maintains adequate security, and that the lawyer has adequate access to the information stored remotely. The lawyer should research the service provider to be used.”

Rule: Florida Rules of Professional Conduct 4-1.6


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