Most likely, you have a security system at your home or business. It probably includes an alarm system, cameras, or keypads. More sophisticated systems offer biometric registration to access various departments. A security system is there to add an extra layer of protection. While not perfect, it assists in mitigation of possible threats.
In this sense, cloud computing is very similar. Although it is used to safely store data — adding a layer of protection — there are still potential security issues. Here is what you need to know about security systems within the cloud:
Without an extra layer of protection your risk of data attack greatly increases. Before you consider moving your data to the cloud, speak with prospective service providers to determine what they are doing to make storage as secure as possible.