As you read this, people around the world are using the cloud to easily access everything from email to family photos (e.g., Facebook and Instagram) to their favourite playlists (e.g., Spotify). You’re probably one of them. But, it’s not just individuals who reap the benefits of seamless integration and real-time backups.
According to a cloud computing survey by IDG, 73% of organisations have at least one application or a portion of their enterprise computing infrastructure in the cloud. What’s more, enterprise organisations predicted that they would invest, on average, $5.1 million into cloud apps, platforms, and services within the year. Growing and complex businesses followed suit at $1,313,000 (which is up from $422,000 in 2016).
There’s no doubt about it: The cloud is shifting the paradigm of software solutions for growing businesses, but this raises an important question: Should you trust the cloud to securely store your business’s sensitive data?
If you’re looking to learn more about cloud security, the following insights will enable you to make a more informed decision.