Cyber security remains a top concern for organizations of all sizes. In fact, according to a report by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), 73% of IT and business managers cited “concerns about security of data” as a top barrier to cloud adoption. Yet, the cloud may prove to be the best way to overcome many of the cyber security threats faced by modern businesses. Cloud service providers can often provide security that is far better than what an in-house IT infrastructure can achieve. Here are a few ways that using ...
5 Must-Have Cloud Computing Security Features
Businesses of all sizes need to be hyper-vigilant when it comes to cybersecurity, whether they use a traditional on-premises infrastructure or a cloud-based one. Slow responses to cyber-attacks and weak defenses leave companies at the mercy of hackers.
A How-to Guide on Data Breach Prevention
Data breaches are an ever-present threat for modern organizations. Worse yet, the threats to your company’s data are constantly evolving. Hackers keep discovering new ways to profit off of your company’s hard work by stealing sensitive information or holding business data hostage.
How the Cloud Can Simplify Meeting Today's Compliance Demands
Meeting the demands of today’s compliance standards can be challenging. HIPAA, PCI, and ISO are all examples of business standards with stringent security requirements that have to be upheld to protect customer data. Failing to meet these requirements can result in citations and negative press.
Where Else Are You Using The Same Answers To Your Security Questions?
Your Mother's Maiden Name? It's not Yahoo... 500 Million accounts compromised by a well known Internet Search, Email, and Media Engine (Yahoo) has surely affected the security of all Internet users with an account that they kept with a provider that has stored several bits of information about ...
Streamline Your Business with a Secure Cloud Solution
When you’re a CIO for a company, odds are that simply keeping up with your business’ IT infrastructure needs is a full-time job. Streamlining operations so that you can spend less time on minor maintenance tasks and focus on driving your business’ primary goals can help you be more productive and ...
How Cloud Computing Solutions Can Reduce Your IT Spend
Just a few generations ago, the phrase “IT spend” didn’t really exist for most businesses. Yet, many modern businesses live and die on their ability to keep up with current IT trends. Without sufficient IT infrastructure, modern businesses are at a severe competitive disadvantage.
Cloud Speed of Deployment Gives Your Business a Competitive Advantage
In the modern business world, speed isn’t just some metric that you measure: it’s a way of life for companies all over the globe. Modern businesses perform basic operations at a speed that would boggle the minds of businessmen from before the invention of the telephone, and new technologies crop up ...
Data Breach 101: Top 5 Reasons it Happens
For many businesses, a data breach can be a disaster. The compromising of secure customer information and internal business data such as inventory lists, transaction history, and other privileged information is an event that no business wants to experience. Beyond the immediate financial impact of ...
Cloud-Based Computing: Utmost Security for Your Mission-Critical Data
For any business, data security is a top concern. The consequences of a data breach can be severe for a business or organization: not just the immediate financial losses from fraudulent use of such data, but long-term loss of business as consumer trust in the company wavers.