6 Steps to Securing Production File Data in the Cloud

From securityboulevard.com.

data cloud

Unstructured file data is the fastest-growing segment of enterprise data. And the need to store, protect, synchronize and collaborate on files globally is driving enterprises to migrate their file data to the cloud. Leveraging public or private clouds for data storage enables a host of new and valuable capabilities, but enterprises need to be aware that it also changes the risk profile for data storage. Done right, cloud storage can provide stronger data security than traditional storage, but incorporating hybrid clouds into the data path requires a different approach from on-premises security models.

Read more…