Posted by aionol | 01 DEC 2017

A Little Reminder Why The Cloud Is A Safe Place For Computing

Earlier this year, organisations and computer systems around the world fell victim to ransomware attacks. From the National Health System to Hospitals in Germany, to businesses of all sizes in the US. Someone simply had to click on a malicious link and the entire system was infected (that is – if they didn’t install the […]

Earlier this year, organisations and computer systems around the world fell victim to ransomware attacks. From the National Health System to Hospitals in Germany, to businesses of all sizes in the US.

Someone simply had to click on a malicious link and the entire system was infected (that is – if they didn’t install the necessary Windows updates).

These security breaches went like ripples through the world of computing and started the debate about cyber security anew. But really they were a wake up call and reminder that the cloud is actually a safer space for computing.

But Isn’t The Cloud Risky Business?

Many CEOs and CIOs are vary of the cloud and the security questions that come with it. And with good reason – handing over data and moving some or all of it to a public space does have its risks. Handing over data management to a third party is risky, right?

Well, actually, the opposite is true. Rather than letting your fear stand in the way of new and improved technology, you should invest and embrace. Because cloud solutions make is less likely to get attacked and breached.

Why The Cloud Is A Safe Place For Computing

Why The Cloud Is A Safe Place For Computing

The #1 Concern of Cloud Providers is Security

With new cloud solutions come new security precautions. Cloud solution providers are aware of the security issues and fears of their clients. The one thing they HAVE to get right is security. So you can be sure that it will be the #1 on their priority list.

As a result, the additional layers of security in the cloud are a deterrent for most attacks. It is easier for hackers and malware to enter old and fragile systems, that aren’t updates to holistic security measures. Most cloud providers monitor the clouds they provide, and have developed STM solutions that automatically spot and block attacks whilst automatically applying patches and fixes. Not many enterprises are able to do the same.

Why The Cloud Is A Safe Place For Computing

The Cloud Is A Safe Place For Computing

Is the Cloud a Safer Place for Your Data?

When comparing your own security system with the increased security measures of the cloud, you need to be honest. Take a good look in the mirror and ask if your business is applying a holistic security approach and is able to handle malware attacks better than experts in cloud security.

If you were honest – and answered no – contact us today and find out how to make your data more secure on the cloud.

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