The pandemic changed the way we work, with more people working remotely or splitting their time between home and office, and this shift has created a need for better ways to access and share files.
This is where Cloud-Based Storage comes in. New cloud-based storage services are popping up constantly and while they can be great, these online platforms can also put you at greater risk to potential security breaches. Let’s take a look at why people are opting to store on the cloud and how we can make sure your files stay safe!
Why we love ‘em?
Cloud-based storage is exactly what we’ve been waiting for – a way to work from anywhere, from multiple devices, and know that your colleagues can access the same files with real time updates. Plus, it’s affordable!
The dream right!?
Yes! Storing files on the cloud is a great option, but because these systems are online-based, there are some potential security issues. With so many company’s switching to storing files online – security breaches and data hacks have been at an all-time high.
But, we can help! These breaches can be avoided with proper implementation of privacy and security settings through both your computer and the services you’re working with. Head here to schedule your free consultation and we’ll make sure the proper configurations are in place to keep your network secure — https://www.hookssystems.com/contact-information/ — and try these tips to make sure your files stay safe:
- Implementing IAM (Identity and Access Management) solutions. This mean’s giving any one with access a specific username and login and a 2 factor authentication which will allow you to see who logs in, where they’re logging in from, and when to easily pinpoint a breach if it happens.
- Have a backup — You can use an external hard drive or another cloud-based service.
- Check your configuration. We can help with this! Your computer is updating constantly and some of these updates can affect certain security and privacy preferences. It’s always a good idea to check your
- Back up your files. Yes, we said it again, but it’s that important. Make sure you have a back up and implement the same security measures.