Is Data Less Secure in a Cloud Environment? [VIDEO]

October 25, 2013
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Online Tech’s Senior Product Architect Steve Aiello continues his data security series of videos on data encryption by dispelling the myth that data is less secure in a well-run data center or in a cloud environment.

Actually – data is more secure with a cloud hosting provider.

Does your office have the appropriate level of physical security in place, including:

Online Tech’s Senior Product Architect Steve Aiello continues his data security series of videos on data encryption by dispelling the myth that data is less secure in a well-run data center or in a cloud environment.

Actually – data is more secure with a cloud hosting provider.

Does your office have the appropriate level of physical security in place, including:

  • Biometric authentication – key fobs, pins and fingerprint readers for access to your servers
  • Solid, reinforced concrete walls
  • Heat and fire suppression sensors
  • Additional locks on cabinets
  • Visitor logs

Does your limited technical staff have the ability to:

  • Ensure your patches are up-to-date
  • Expertise to run enterprise antivirus, anti-malware, file integrity monitoring solution with IDS/IPS solution
  • Fully redundant, high availability firewall maintenance
  • Expertise to implement encryption in storage arrays
  • Know-how to harden operating systems
  • Ability to alert in case of anomalies
  • Set up web application firewalls
  • Set up and configure highly mobile VPNs in a cost-effective manner

Comparing the services of cloud service providers to the man-hours and hardware required for a in-house solution, a cloud hosting provider offers more value and expertise at lower costs.

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Is Data Less Secure in a Cloud Environment?

Is Data Less Secure in a Cloud Environment? View video on our site.