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Contractual Considerations for Lawyers Using the Cloud

The cloudBecause law firms are such desirable targets for hackers, firms have had to find solutions for keeping the intruders at bay. They can use internal systems managed by employees of the firm, or they can go to a cloud-based solution, such as software-as-a-service (SaaS).

Writing for Above the Law, Scheef & Stone partner Tom Kulik points out that SaaS platforms can help offset the cost by offloading technical and security expertise to the SaaS provider. But the standard contract terms offered by these providers do not weigh in favor of the law firm.

In the article, Kulik discusses some points to consider when a firm is considering entering into a contract for SaaS.

Read the article.




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