Can Legal Document Security be Simplified?


Legal document security is not to be taken lightly. However, that doesn't mean you should spend all your time worrying about it, either. The key is to find a balance--and that balance is easy to achieve when you have the right solutions up your sleeve. Here are just a few document security tips that can simplify the process without leaving your data exposed!

Document Security Made Easy

When it comes to document security, many organizations--especially in the legal industry--are suspicious of anything that seems too easy. That's because document security has been a big, complicated job for so long that it's difficult to imagine a world where something this important could actually be simple.

Luckily, there's a way to balance that instinct with actual solutions. These solutions are simple for you, but they work hard for your legal documents--which means you can rest easy knowing that your stress-free document security is also super effective.

Here are a few tips to help simplify legal document security without sacrificing its effectiveness:

#1: Get smart about storage.

You shouldn't have to go through every individual document and agonize over what security level it deserves. Instead, get smart about storage by creating "groups" where you keep documents with similarly sensitive data in the same place. That way, you'll always know which group--and, therefore, which security level--a document belongs in just based on its subject matter.

#2: Use encryption.

Encryption is simple but effective. It makes your legal documents useless if stolen by an outside party. While it's more of a safety net, it's nonetheless an easy way to improve document security without giving yourself more hoops to jump through.

#3: Implement digital signatures.

Digital signatures are quickly becoming critical in the legal industry. By using cryptographic certificates to validate signatures made online, this solution allows you to protect your legal files from tampering or other forms of fraud.


Document security is a big deal, especially in the legal industry--but that doesn't mean it has to give you a headache. There are plenty of tools and solutions that can make document security simple for you while causing tons of trouble for any potential data thieves.

Looking for more document security solutions? Contact us today for help protecting your legal files!

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