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Cyberattacks on Cloud Collaboration Tools See Major Surge

Cyberattacks on Cloud Collaboration Tools See Major Surge

Cloud Computing
Cyberattacks on Cloud Collaboration Tools See Major Surge The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting government-mandated home quarantine have pushed many organizations to adopt cloud collaboration tools to accommodate employees working from home. With the adoption surge, cyberattacks on cloud collaboration tools also see major increase. What Is Cloud Collaboration Tool? Microsoft's Office 365 is an example of a cloud collaboration tool. Office 365 allows users working in different geographical locations to work as a team, sharing files and attending meetings via chat or via videoconferencing. Slack is another example of a cloud collaboration tool. In addition to sharing files, Slack allows users easy conversation among groups or among certain members of a group. Cloud Collaboration Tools Adoption Cloud collaboration tools such as Office 365 and Slack have been around for…
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How to Secure Your Organization in a Multi-Cloud Environment

How to Secure Your Organization in a Multi-Cloud Environment

Information Security
How to Secure Your Organization in a Multi-Cloud Environment Many organizations today are migrating not just into one cloud environment but into a multi-cloud environment. This multi-cloud migration presents a challenge to organizations especially in securing this new environment. What Is Multi-Cloud? In the good old days, the primary means of storing, managing and processing data was through on-premise local server or personal computer. Thanks in part to more developed internet infrastructure, over the past few years, there has been an unprecedented growth of the “cloud”, which refers to a network of servers that can be accessed via the internet to store, manage and process data. Amazon (via Amazon Web Services), Microsoft (via Microsoft Azure) and Google (via Google Cloud) are some of the major companies that offer cloud services.…
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Here is Why Cloud Data Security Is Important

Here is Why Cloud Data Security Is Important

Cloud Computing
Here is Why Cloud Data Security Is Important Cloud solutions, including cloud-based data backup, email, virtual desktop and other communication tools, have increased dramatically since 2015. The 2018 Global Cloud Data Security Study conducted by Ponemon Institute found that companies, on average, are using 27 cloud applications. The study showed that the number one reason for selecting a particular cloud provider is efficiency (42% of respondents), followed by cost (39%), and cloud data security is only ranked fifth (23%) out of 9 criteria. While efficiency and cost are important in choosing a particular cloud provider, it’s equally important to factor in security along with these top criteria.   Thinking about Cloud Data Security for your business? Call us now at 416 920 3000 to see how we can help your…
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Tag: cloud security

Cyberattacks on Cloud Collaboration Tools See Major Surge

Cyberattacks on Cloud Collaboration Tools See Major Surge

Cloud Computing
Cyberattacks on Cloud Collaboration Tools See Major Surge The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting government-mandated home quarantine have pushed many organizations to adopt cloud collaboration tools to accommodate employees working from home. With the adoption surge, cyberattacks on cloud collaboration tools also see major increase. What Is Cloud Collaboration Tool? Microsoft's Office 365 is an example of a cloud collaboration tool. Office 365 allows users working in different geographical locations to work as a team, sharing files and attending meetings via chat or via videoconferencing. Slack is another example of a cloud collaboration tool. In addition to sharing files, Slack allows users easy conversation among groups or among certain members of a group. Cloud Collaboration Tools Adoption Cloud collaboration tools such as Office 365 and Slack have been around for…
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How to Secure Your Organization in a Multi-Cloud Environment

How to Secure Your Organization in a Multi-Cloud Environment

Information Security
How to Secure Your Organization in a Multi-Cloud Environment Many organizations today are migrating not just into one cloud environment but into a multi-cloud environment. This multi-cloud migration presents a challenge to organizations especially in securing this new environment. What Is Multi-Cloud? In the good old days, the primary means of storing, managing and processing data was through on-premise local server or personal computer. Thanks in part to more developed internet infrastructure, over the past few years, there has been an unprecedented growth of the “cloud”, which refers to a network of servers that can be accessed via the internet to store, manage and process data. Amazon (via Amazon Web Services), Microsoft (via Microsoft Azure) and Google (via Google Cloud) are some of the major companies that offer cloud services.…
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Here is Why Cloud Data Security Is Important

Here is Why Cloud Data Security Is Important

Cloud Computing
Here is Why Cloud Data Security Is Important Cloud solutions, including cloud-based data backup, email, virtual desktop and other communication tools, have increased dramatically since 2015. The 2018 Global Cloud Data Security Study conducted by Ponemon Institute found that companies, on average, are using 27 cloud applications. The study showed that the number one reason for selecting a particular cloud provider is efficiency (42% of respondents), followed by cost (39%), and cloud data security is only ranked fifth (23%) out of 9 criteria. While efficiency and cost are important in choosing a particular cloud provider, it’s equally important to factor in security along with these top criteria.   Thinking about Cloud Data Security for your business? Call us now at 416 920 3000 to see how we can help your…
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