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Cloud Security

Cloud security is technology and processes designed to protect data that is stored online from potential threats. Cloud security may include firewalls, simulated hack tests, encryption, tokenization, virtual private networks (VPN), and other methods to protect information from cyber-threats. Also, cloud security prevents data from being accessible through public internet connections.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Cloud Security

Small to midsize businesses must take measures to keep cloud-based data secure, such as using encryption, two-factor authentication, strong passwords, and malware software. This also ensures that a company stays compliant with various regulations, such as HIPPA (protects personal health information). Data security is typically managed by a combination of the company’s IT professionals and the third-party cloud data provider.

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