Moving your data to the cloud is more secure than keeping it on-premise – not less. That’s why it’s increasingly the foundation of a cyber security strategy for a growing number of businesses.
Cloud solutions are more effective, reliable, and affordable -- but security can still be a concern. Cloud computing solutions need to be secured differently from traditional on-premise infrastructures, however. and securing them improperly can lead to significant issues. Here are some important tips for keeping your cloud computing solution secure.
Why are you interested in a managed IT service provider? For the most part, many SMBs look towards an IT MSP to improve upon their operations and manage their technology. But MSPs also provide a far more important service: they can manage a company's cyber security. And it isn't just that an MSP can help protect against some cyber threats. When you work with an MSP, you put the bulk of your IT infrastructure in their hands. You need an MSP that can protect your IT assets from all of the various types of cyber threats – not just one or two.
Virtual private clouds can offer some significant advantages to those who are interested in leveraging cloud technology but still concerned about security. For small-to-midsized business owners, the virtual private cloud affords the ability to take advantage of advanced systems resources while still maintaining an easily managed and cost-effective network infrastructure.
Hybrid cloud solutions are rapidly increasing in popularity as a best-of-both-worlds solution. Through a hybrid cloud deployment model, modern businesses can maintain private on-premise infrastructure while still acquiring all the benefits of a hosted cloud solution. Organizations still on the fence about a switch to cloud technology may want to consider a transition in the coming year, for a few major reasons.
Moving to the cloud has transformed from a question of “if” to “when” for virtually all organizations, regardless of size or industry, as it provides a cost-effective data access solution for businesses, in addition to a slew of other benefits. And one of the most important benefits of the cloud is disaster recovery.
The recent spike of cyber attacks in the last several months underscore how these breaches are becoming a constant presence in our news headlines, rather than a sporadic occurrence. That means it is no longer appropriate or advisable for an organization to adopt a reactive approach to their cloud security initiatives, as the consequences can be irreparable and very costly. Rather when it comes to cyber attacks, the best offense is a good (and proactive) defense. But where should your organization start?
Cloud computing services enable you to streamline and centralize system and network management tasks. If you lack the resources to do this yourself, CWPS provides a comprehensive suite of IT support services that will help you get the most out of your new cloud environment.
Cloud-based solutions have evolved from a neat technological opportunity for businesses who want to be on the cutting edge to an essential, cost-effective data access and recovery solution for all organizations, both large and small.
Honeypots are decoy systems configured to be intentionally vulnerable and designed to gather information about attackers and their methods. They may look like normal resources – in fact, they’re designed to look as normal as they can be – such as websites, applications and other online-based interfaces, but though all are harmful, there are different levels of deployments and classifications: