How safe is the cloud?. This is a great article from the Florida Bar about the use of the cloud for lawyers. It has recently been revised, and contains information about the risk-reward issues every lawyer should consider before putting sensitive information in the cloud. Most of us are comfortable using the cloud to store family photos, and personal documents and information. However, that, too, carries risk, and the best advice I have heard is never to put anything in the cloud you would be uncomfortable being seen publicly. Many lawyers, however, are using the cloud without incident, and it really depends on how risk tolerant you are. If a cloud company uses end to end encryption, and you are comfortable with their other security protocols, go for it. If not, think twice. Of course, the truth is that nothing is really 100% secure anymore, and, for most lawyers, Internet cloud security is better than the security in their offices. But, there is a difference between storing files and data at a discrete physical location, and putting it on a server to be stored God Know's Where. As with most risk, pick your poison. But, read this Florida Bar article first.