Let’s put one thing to rest right away – the cloud is not any more or less secure than more traditional methods of data storage and transfer.
There are security risks associated with using the cloud, of course; that’s true of virtually any platform or service.
In the case of the cloud, it simply has its own unique crop of security problems that some businesses haven’t yet adapted to.
Right, now that we’ve got that out of the way…
As I’ve said, cloud storage isn’t less secure than a traditional server. With that in mind, there’s still certain information that you should generally avoid storing online. The data we’re about to go over is stuff that could easily land you in legal hot water – or even destroy your business – if its compromised. Continue Reading →