Is Cloud Storage Secure Enough for SMBs?

by Pam Baker

A recent controversy put online storage vendor, Dropbox, in the hot seat. What does the incident say about overall cloud storage security, and what should small businesses make of it?

Some small business owners will never feel secure enough to trust their business data to a cloud storage company, and news of online storage security gone wrong doesn't soothe anyone's nerves. But like most things in life, the issue of online storage security isn't black and white. Pam Baker takes a look at the issues involved and comes up with information SMBs need in order to know whether cloud-based storage is in their future.

The question of data security in the cloud is always touchy and it really doesn't help when controversies like the recent Dropbox dust-up come along. It would be better, think the security-conscious folks, to keep the data center grounded in the first place.

Read the complete article: Managing Data Security in the Cloud

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This article was originally published on Wednesday Jun 1st 2011
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