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Cloud computing is increasingly popular among attorneys.
Law firms use cloud storage to work more efficiently. The files are kept in data centers in places like the “Silicon Forest” that boast 24/7 security. Even state bar associations approve, with certain guidelines, and lawyers certainly appreciate mobile access to documents.
Now, the most popular cloud service – Dropbox - has made cloud storage more secure than ever.
This week, Dropbox announced optional “two-factor” authentication to access your account.
“Two-factor” authentication requires a user name, a password, and special code sent to a physical device, such as a cell phone, in the form of an SMS text message.
You can imagine why “two-factor” authentication would ward off hackers, who would be denied access to your account even if they guessed your password. To use this feature, you must enable it through Dropbox’s website.
Here’s how to activate two-factor authentication for your Dropbox account:
Upcoming EventsRoanoke Valley Paralegals Association
May 9, 2013
Topic: "iPad Presentation at Trial: Presenting Your Case with TrialPad, Keynote, and Exhibit View"