Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Cloud Computing

July 25, 2018 - While cloud services can help secure your data, save you money and are one of the most critical developments in recent computing history, they don't eliminate the need for a good business continuity or disaster recovery plan. Just read these articles to see why... and to learn about some of the risks involved as well as the way cloud computing is already changing.

Although cloud computing may reduce certain continuity concerns due to the advantages of a distributed infrastructure, it will never eliminate the need for well-tested business continuity (BC) plans. (Item #1)  BC professionals can clear up misperceptions about what the cloud is and provide a robust mechanism to protect the organization even when it relies on "the cloud". (Item #2)  Here are 10 best practices for leveraging the cloud for BC and disaster recovery. (Item #3)

Although cloud adoption should never be thought of as a solution to an organization's DR and BC challenges, it certainly can play a positive role. (Item #4)  Here are the "Treacherous 12," the top security threats organizations face when using cloud services. (Item #5)  These are five of the hottest changes in cloud technology you'll witness in 2018. (Item #6)

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