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Welcome to our special guest blog post from NetDocuments focused on DMS Security. Recent high-profile data breaches of internal IT systems at major international firms are causing clients to increase the scrutiny of their outside counsels’ cybersecurity efforts. Now, more than ever, it’s essential to ensure law firms are doing everything they can to safeguard their clients’ data against ever-evolving threats. While end users can often be the weak spot when it comes to security, it’s equally important that law firms embrace modern best practices around the storage and management of client data in their document management systems (DMS).

Unfortunately, most legal documents are drafted using an approach that involves a high margin for error. Specifically, most lawyers simply find an existing document they previously created for a similar client or purpose, save it as a new file name, and start making changes to it.

This approach is unquestionably better than starting from a blank page and ignoring existing content. However, the approach suffers from significant drawbacks:

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One of the keys to a great DMS is the active participation of your entire firm within the system. Of course, we've been doing DMS for almost 20 years now, so we know the excuses people use to work around the system.

Because of that, few of our most common NetDocuments philosophies that address those excuses

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