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ILTA WHITE PAPER: JUNE 2014 WWW.ILTANET.ORG 32 About the Author Bill Caraher is the CIO at von Briesen & Roper, a Milwaukee-based law firm, and is a regular speaker at ILTA events. Bill has over 18 years of extensive experience managing and supporting technology in fast- paced environments. He is very passionate about emerging technology, gadgets and new media. Bill is also an adjunct assistant professor of law at Marquette University Law School. He can be contacted at Different Data, Different Security? In some circles, there is a double standard when it comes to data hosted externally or in the cloud. Despite the continued growth and acceptance of cloud-based storage and software systems in technology circles, many law firms still hesitate to host client-matter data from their document management system (DMS) in the cloud. Concerns with the "Privacy" and "security" are two terms taken very seriously in law firms. When it comes to e-discovery and client-matter data, privacy and security are paramount. But, in practice, these two types of data are often treated differently.

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