Should You Trust Your Cloud Storage Provider? - Virtual Intelligence Briefing

Should You Trust Your Cloud Storage Provider?

In their effort to maximize efficiency, organizations tend to incorporate externally provided and managed services into their infrastructure. One of the most frequently applied services is file sync and sharing. This service allows centralized, convenient and efficient daily work for employees constantly working with files such as word and text files, spreadsheets, presentations and so on. The information contained in these files is often business-critical; its unauthorized disclosure or loss would result in severe monetary and reputational losses.

So, if you are using file sync and sharing as a service, you have to ask yourself the following questions: How much do you trust your provider? Is trust enough for you? How certain are you that they do everything in their power to secure your business-critical information? I’m raising these concerns as there are many misconceptions when it comes to how most file sync and sharing services handle business-critical information. Let’s explore some of them.

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