Use your own security to ensure cloud storage safety

By Sonian
In Channel
September 26, 2013

Sonian Marketing / Sonian

There are plenty of cloud storage providers that offer security measures as part of their service level agreements, but not all of these solutions are in line with what corporations need. Many are inadequate for providing sufficient protection to companies. As Computerworld recommended, it’s best to use internal means of cloud control in order to produce the best oversight and management of business servers.

The source stated that there are a variety of different threats a cloud storage resource has to face once it goes live. Whether it’s third-party hacks or internal abuse, a deployment needs to be outfitted with the right transparency and monitoring solutions to ensure all transactions and activity are scrutinized for corporate compliance. The source added that most provider-driven security resources fail to address insider threats, making it essential for firms to curate their own assets to prevent all kinds of breach concerns.

As Business News Daily reported, about one-fourth of all companies indicate they have been victims of internal leaks at some point. Using cloud storage options helps open up a world of possibilities to corporations, but this infrastructure still needs to be watched closely for malicious use.

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