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Regularly audit cloud permissions

The cloud — due to being a centralized repository of sensitive information — is a common target for cybercriminals. By conducting regular audits of cloud permissions, you best safeguard yourself and your data from potential breaches. When assigning permissions, consider the principle of the least privilege, granting users and systems only the minimum access they need […]

When possible, use cloud sharing instead of email attachments

Email attachments are pervasive, but risky – you never know what they could include. It’s usually more secure to share content with links to cloud services, since you’re not actually downloading anything onto your system.

When going paperless, be sure to use a proper DMS

Many businesses are digitizing their records to streamline workflows, improve productivity and make important documents easier to retrieve. Most importantly, digitizing physical documents is a great way to ensure they don’t go missing. To do so securely, use a document management system (DMS) to store important files in one cloud setting. A good DMS can […]

Protect your business from a DDoS attack with proper strategy and solution

One of the most costly attacks any business’ network could face is a distributed denial of service (DDoS) strike. By pumping your network with high volumes of traffic, bad actors can take your network down. The resulting downtime not only curtails essential business functions, but it can also cost you a lot of money. Prevent […]

Worried about protecting your business? Try a cloud-based solution

Businesses collect large amounts of data. This makes them susceptible to cyberattack, especially from hackers aiming to hold a company ransom. The best way for an organization to protect its data is to automate security protocols with cloud technology. Artificial intelligence and machine learning can patrol your network end-to-end so that suspicious activity won’t go […]

Is Your Data Safer in the Cloud or on Your Hard Drive?

Should you store your data on a hard drive or in the cloud?