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How to Ensure Data Security In Cloud Based Applications

Posted by Justin Cross on Jun 26, 2018 3:50:00 PM

The use of cloud based applications can make things easier for your business: you can save money on infrastructure and let someone else manage the day-to-day hardware and software headaches. However, using the cloud in your business can invite headaches of its own, especially when it comes to ensuring the safety of your data. With security breaches reported worldwide at large and small firms alike, this has become a huge issue for consumers and all stakeholders in any business with a lot of data to store (which is just about every organisation). Here are some ways to ensure the security of your business data when using the cloud.

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Topics: Security

Edward Snowden

Posted by Justin Cross on Oct 1, 2014 1:56:03 PM

Edward Snowden showed the world what can happen if information is not adequately protected. As an insider to the NSA (National Security Agency) he had access to very sensitive information, and while he was in the organisation that access was necessary. No doubt there would have been pretty solid authentication and access controls in place, but if your trust is misplaced they are no security at all!

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Topics: Edward Snowden, Security, Data Loss Prevention, IRM, Security Issues, DLP, Information Rights Management