While the cloud is changing the way people store and share information, it has also raised serious questions about security. From celebrity photos to your credit card information, it seems like the news is continuously filled with stories about one hack or another. If you are seriously considering migrating your company to the cloud, it is necessary to take a deep look at this question: is your small business safe in the cloud?
The answer is both yes and no. In all honesty, handing over your information to an Internet-based storage facility creates a risk that some unauthorized user is going to gain access. Of course, there is also a risk that your physical storage facilities will suffer from a break-in. Luckily, just as you can add security measures to a physical storage unit, there are many things that you can do to safeguard your data in the cloud. If you are smart, and follow these security steps, you can rest assured that everything you store in the cloud remains safe and secure.Continue Reading