Discussion  - 
Interesting post which purports to refute a bunch of myths about cloud computing--in particular it addresses many of the security concerns posited by opponents of the cloud. 

What do you think? Did the author do a good job or did she mischaracterize the issues? 

I think that overall she's right--but perhaps glosses over some of the concerns with too broad of a brush stroke.
Sam Glover's profile photoNicole Black's profile photoPaul McGuire's profile photo
My biggest concern when it comes to the cloud is the Ocean's 11 problem. You put enough loot in one place, and it becomes a target attractive enough to the most-sophisticated thief/hacker.

Even so, I think Dropbox is a lower priority than, say, Wells Fargo. Dropbox may have a ton of personal information, but if you hack Wells Fargo, you get money. Which would you aim for?
Agreed. And for most lawyers, this simply isn't an issue. Much of the confidential information they put in the cloud is of no interest to hackers, so realistically they're not a target.
Yeah, hackers want credit card and bank information. Even an attorney who takes a lot of payments by credit card will be miniscule compared to hacking payment companies like Square, Paypal, etc.
Add a comment...