Increasing cloud security to prevent data breach risks

By Sonian
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October 8, 2013
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The increasing presence of corporate information in cloud storage could present better opportunities to malicious entities to break into corporate resources. To block these types of problems, firms need to be discerning about the vendors they partner with for cloud monitoring and control purposes, as well as the quality of their own internal auditing.

According to Business Solutions Online, compliance and continuity are at risk in instances where organizations are unable to properly execute control over their cloud storage utilities. The source recommended that corporations create tiered environments that support layered infrastructure layouts. This remedies security concerns wherein a single hacker or internal user can gain access to the entirety of corporate records with one access point.

This could help defray some of the basic cloud storage threats currently facing a growing number of organizations. As eSecurity Planet pointed out, there are more kinds of companies than ever facing concerns regarding data security and infrastructure management. Healthcare corporations especially are having the handle these issues in a way that helps them mitigate loss and promote better ownership of their business files. By moving to cloud storage infrastructure, medical providers increase compliance and can increase cloud control of their essential data.

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