Four tips for having confidential internet communication with your clients

The vast majority of data intrusions happen when someone clicks on a link in an e-mail or text message (phishing), provides a password or other information over the telephone to a so-called colleague, or by logging in while someone else is secretly watching (social hacking). Security starts with knowing how and where you are vulnerable.

As a lawyer, you work by definition with confidential information. Information in your possession – both your own and your clients’ – can be valuable to cybercriminals. The chance that you will become a victim of data theft or eavesdropping with far-reaching consequences is above average.

Are you aware of the risks? Do you know which of your communication tools are or aren’t secure; what measures you can take to protect yourself against cyber-attacks?

Cloud File Exchange Services

Cloud exchange services are suitable for sharing confidential information, providing that the option to lock is offered. Only send confidential files with a l