Wednesday February 19, 2020

Cloud: Is it safe for your business?

One of the most important questions any business will ask before moving to the cloud is whether the solution they choose will be secure enough, writes Leslie Faughnan.

2nd June, 2012
Gary Watson, general manager of SunGard Availability Services in Ireland.

While consumers surf happily on the web, through Facebook and Twitter and online gaming, organisations from SMEs to governments have to be conscious of the security risks.

Rogue access to their data is the principal concern, but so too is straightforward data loss and availability of data and other resources when needed.

There have already been reports of virtual private servers, for example, being accidentally deleted with loss of customer data. Failure to pay the...

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