28 May 2023
Whether it’s the recent celebrity hacks or large data breaches at Target, Home Depot and Jimmy John’s, one thing is clear: it’s important to guard cloud data. Data storage is becoming increasingly complex and virtual, but so are hackers. Truly keeping your data safe requires adherence to responsible practices and safety procedures.
When Target, Home Depot and Jimmy John’s recently reported large-scale data breaches, it shocked many people who’d considered their information safe with such large companies. Some thought cloud data was completely invincible and untouchable. Industry experts contend cloud data is safer than physical data, but warn that advanced hackers can get their foot in the door if proper safety and prevention measures aren’t in place.
These breaches are prime examples of what can go wrong and remind business owners of the importance to plan for the best, but prepare for the worst. Know where your sensitive data is and apply these protection tips to keep your information guarded. Whenever possible, protect your private information with multiple layers of protection and always back up data for peace of mind.
Cloud data — while much preferred over standard methods of storage — is not invincible. Protecting your data from prying eyes and dangerous hackers takes planning and preparation. Here are a few security tips for protecting your cloud data:
While cloud data storage is certainly more secure than some of the traditional physical forms, it isn’t perfect. Learn from the large-scale data breaches of Home Depot, Target and Jimmy John’s as examples and ensure your data is truly safe and secure.
For more information on cloud data storage and how to keep your information safe, please contact Framework Communications today!