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Firm Central security overview video (0:55)

FEATURES: SECURITY

Secure cloud computing
for law firms

Firm Central uses state-of-the-art technology and cloud security standards to keep your firm's information safe, confidential, and accessible:

  • Data encrypted in transit and in storage
  • SOC 2 compliant and certified
  • U.S. based servers owned by Thomson Reuters
  • Support staff available 24/7/365
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Data encrypted in transit and in storage

Customers connect to Firm Central via HTTPS sessions that are secured with 256-bit encryption certification, thereby enforcing encryption of data in transit and in storage.

Nearly continuous server uptime and backup

Firm Central is a hosted solution that offers anytime, anywhere access via firmcentral.westlaw.com. That means your files and information will be there when you need them – easy to find and securely backed up every night on servers owned by Thomson Reuters.

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SOC 2 compliant and certified

Firm Central is designed to provide clients with data security that has met the SOC 2 Type II compliance standard. This review is an independent confirmation of the quality and effectiveness of our overall practices in safeguarding the data of our law firm customers and includes:

  • Security, availability, and processing integrity
  • Confidentiality and trust principles as defined by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)

U.S. based Thomson Reuters servers

Our data centers are certified against two industry-proven standards: ISO 9001 quality management standards and ISO 27001 information security management standards. Physical access to these data centers is tightly controlled through multizoned, multilevel access controls and monitors. Our data centers employ a third-party security firm for 24/7 security monitoring and event analysis.

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IT staff available 24/7/365

Our highly trained technical support staff is available and on-site around the clock every day of the year. More than 500 IT, security, power, and other engineers support the Firm Central infrastructure.

The same security used by banks and brokerages

All interaction with Firm Central occurs inside secure hypertext transfer protocol sessions with 256-bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS). These are the robust encryption and transport security standards used by banks, brokerages, and other businesses for all Internet transactions.

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