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Why Critical Industrial Data is More Secure in the Cloud 

Posted By: Jeff Miller on
Mar 20,2017

General feedback from some of the largest companies in the world indicate that they do not feel comfortable storing intellectual property or sensitive industrial data in a public cloud facility. Largely, this is due to fear of this information falling into the hands of competitors.

But, for many reasons, we believe that business and company data is not safe in the typical private data centers. Most companies use security policies, two factor authentication and RSA tokens to secure their systems and data. But, in practice this only offers a great sense of false security. The truth is, those measures only secure networks from outside penetration. There are many other methods of intrusion and security breach that are concerning. 

The advent of public secure data centers created by Amazon, Google and Microsoft are shifting the paradigm of need for private data centers. These cloud-based data centers are designed with similar
security measures to those that are used to safeguard our nation’s private information but the information is held even more securely.

There are many reasons for this, including increased:

  • Physical Security
  • Dedicated Resoures
  • Data Integrity
  • Data Availability 

Public cloud solutions offer not only data security but also cost savings. If you'd like to learn more, please download our white paper Why Critical Data is More Secure in the Cloud by CLICKING HERE. To adopt cloud services is a choice many companies will soon face. This white paper will help to clear up any misconceptions about the safety of cloud data facilitiies. 

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