Cloud security is about protecting data, applications, and the associated infrastructure of cloud computing. It is a subcategory of general computer and network security.

Why is it important?

Cloud security should be a huge concern for any modern day business looking to thrive.  Today, almost all businesses rely on digital data and services to run  their enterprises.

In order to store and manage data when processing customer information, many organizations are now legally required to conform to government regulations such as GDPR. As a result many business have a serious need to safely and securely store this information and many of them don’t have the required resources to do it themselves.

Most Common Cloud Security Threats…

Cloud based infrastructure has recently become a big target for cyber criminals and hackers alike. These are just some of the most common security threats facing cloud based databases today:

  • Database Breaches
  • Vulnerable Login Credentials
  • Insecure Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
  • System and Application Vulnerabilities
  • Account Hijacking
  • Inside Attackers
  • Loss of  Data
  • Denial of Service Attacks (DOS)

The increase of cloud computing has also made tremendous opportunity  for cloud security specialists. Proactively protecting against these kinds of attacks can make all the difference in a businesses ability to succeed. It’s becoming increasingly difficult for businesses of all sizes to manage their own data servers. A secured cloud database infrastructure is now a necessity  that all modern business must have to stay in the game.

Learn more about the cloud security solutions that we provide how we create a security strategy tailor made to your individual business’ requirements.