Taking a Deeper Look at the Cloud: Solution or Security Risk?

by LoyCurtis Smith
Oct. 2, 2017 1 comment Infosecwriters Management

As the technology industry begins its shift from mobile computing back to central computing, data goes from being stored on devices to being stored in the cloud. In this day and age whether you are a smartphone user, tablet user, or a company, there is a possibility that you have some sensitive information being managed at a remote site by a cloud service provider. While your information is being managed at this remote site, one may wonder what the security posture of the cloud service provider is and more importantly how secure is your information. The main benefits of utilizing cloud services for a company is saving money due to less power consumption and equipment purchasing as well as having more space to utilize for more employees locally, but at what cost? With entities like the government and Apple, which are perceived to have an immaculate security posture, being hacked into, cloud computing can be seen as creating more of a vulnerability than a solution for an entity. The c...

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Irina Alexandra Negrii 7 months, 1 week ago

a more secure solution to cloud users would be a great news for every smartphone user ..nice article

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