To many people, security in the Cloud can seem like an enigma. Today, we will help shed a little light on the Cloud by answering 2 common Cloud security questions.
The Clutch Firm released a Report on Security in the Cloud (1) where they surveyed IT professionals in the US. In this report, they found that “64 percent of enterprises believe cloud infrastructure is more secure than legacy systems.” There are several reasons that the Cloud can be considered more secure, including:
Possibly yes, but to varying degrees. The answer to this question is going to depend heavily on what security measures are implemented by your Cloud Solutions Provider and what additional security measures you put in place. According to the Clutch Report (1), “75 percent of enterprises implement additional security measures beyond what a cloud computing service provider offers.”
When choosing a Cloud Provider it is important to ask the type of Cloud environment they will be using and what security measures it will have in place to protect your data. Once you know how your data will be stored and secured in the cloud, you can decide if you want to implement additional security options, such as data encryption. If you want to learn more about what questions to ask potential solutions providers, check out our previous blog, “5 Questions to Ask You Technology Solutions Providers in 2022“.
Today it is so important to keep your business running despite any challenges that may arise, making data recovery more important than ever before. As long as you have your Cloud Storage set up correctly, you should be ready in the event of a data disaster. First, it is important to note that data recovery and backup are not guaranteed by every Cloud Provider. Check with your provider to see if you are responsible for your data recovery or if they offer something like Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS). DRaaS is where disaster recovery is hosted by a Cloud Provider. The provider sets up replication and hosting of your data for recovery purposes. Whether you go with DRaaS or backup your own data, having a data recovery plan is paramount to safeguard your business data.
When it comes to security in the Cloud, though it is more secure than an in-house infrastructure, a lot depends on your choice of provider and the security options you implement. Finding the right provider for your organization and making sure you implement the right security can make all the difference. You can learn more about finding the right Cloud Provider with our previous blog, “Tips for Choosing the Right Cloud Partner.”
DOMA understands the challenges that come with cloud migration and security. Whether you need a hybrid cloud solution or help to implement AWS services, we are here to answer your questions. DOMA offers a comprehensive cloud assessment that can help your organization get a clear picture of what cloud services will benefit your team. DOMA will provide a comprehensive workload assessment and migration strategy, designed to help you answer all the questions you have about taking advantage of the Cloud as safely as possible.
DOMA Technologies (DOMA) was founded in 2000 as a Cloud-based document management company. Today DOMA delivers comprehensive solutions using the latest tools to help you collaborate with enterprise data. DOMA captures and transforms information through digital solutions using hyper-automation. Our data and document solutions pair traditional practices like scanning with advanced cloud technology to extract, convert, and visualize the data trapped in your documents.
These services, along with the DOMA Experience (DX) software platform are designed to help support your organization’s Digital Transformation journey. With a considerable portfolio of government, healthcare, education, and commercial business customers DOMA has the experience and infrastructure to deploy integrated solutions that address your business challenges with innovation. Contact DOMA to digitize your workflow; DOMA makes complex operations simple across a wide range of industries.
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