Dropbox vs. Box For Law Firms

Dropbox vs Box for Law Firms: A Comparison of Essential Features and Security Protocols

Dropbox and Box are the Coke and Pepsi of document storage, synching, and collaboration applications. They offer variations on types of subscription plans, storage capacity, sharing, and security. In How Lawyers Use Dropbox, we learned about the different ways lawyers use the application in their practice. But, Box has made a concerted push into the […]

How Boxcryptor Makes Dropbox More Secure For Law Firms

Dropbox is one of the most popular business apps used by attorneys. To allay security concerns, the service offers two-step verification and other modern encryption methods to transfer and store your data. Encryption applications like Boxcryptor add another layer of security by encrypting files before they’re added to Dropbox. During a recent email conversation, I […]

How Lawyers Use Dropbox

Dropbox is an online storage vault for your files that syncs with a designated folder on your computer and across mobile devices. It’s increasingly popular with lawyers as the 2014 ABA Legal Technology Survey Report indicates, with 65.3% of lawyers downloading Dropbox in 2014, up from only 15.2% the prior year. Here are stories from […]

Lawyers: Easy Dropbox Security Tips

It’s easier to swipe a client file from a desk or file cabinet than to hack into someone’s Dropbox account. But, lawyers are rightly concerned about following ethical guidelines to ensure confidentiality of client information. If you’re on the fence about using Dropbox, ramp up security first, then dive in. Here are five ways to […]

Top 10 Dropbox Tips and Tricks

Dropbox is an excellent file storage, synching, and collaboration tool that you can use on your computer and mobile devices. But you already knew that. Here are a few Dropbox tips and tricks that you probably don’t know: 1. Restore deleted files – Dropbox keeps files for 30 days after you’ve deleted them. To restore […]

Dropbox, the Popular Cloud Service For Lawyers Adds Another Layer of Protection

Dropbox, the widely adopted file-hosting service that syncs documents to the cloud has responded to concerns about security by adding a two-step verification for all its accounts. The verification process is optional but recommended by Dropbox and certainly recommended for lawyers and legal professionals. In addition to their existing passwords, it requires users to enter […]

Dropbox Productivity Tips

Our lives are becoming increasingly digital. As with Evernote and Google Docs, Dropbox, a file hosting service, provides an online space to store our digital lives. Here are a few tips for a more productive use of the service. Sync files faster Dropbox automatically limits your file upload speeds to avoid taking up too much […]