The SRA’s Risk Centre publishes a range of information as compliance resources, including issues associated with IT.  Silver Linings: Cloud Computing, Law Firms and Risk  is a new publication assessing cloud computing as an IT solution for law firms.

It is the first time the SRA have published any guidelines on Cloud, and follows our own publication ‘The What, Why & How of Cloud’ published in 2011 and ‘Cloud and Compliance’ (2013) and it identifies the key benefits of cloud being security, flexibility and cost, while stressing the importance of doing your due diligence on suppliers and choosing private versus public cloud.

Check out what the SRA have said here: