1. To what extent must professionals reveal to their clients where confidential data are stored?
2. To what extent should professionals create their own backup data storage systems?
To achieve both cost savings and better security, more and more attorneys and accountants are storing their data, including confidential client information, on the cloud. Sometimes, professionals assume that once their data have migrated to the cloud, they no longer have to be concerned with keeping the information secure. But cloud computing is simply the virtualization of the computing process. It’s analogous to outsourcing infrastructure technology. In other words, the professional is still ultimately responsible for the information.