The globalized market requires institutions to pay more attention to aspects such as corporate data security. annual survey conducted by RightScale , considered the largest study of the cloud computing sector in the world, showed that security is the biggest challenge for 29% of the IT professionals interviewed. Despite the increase in investments in information security, companies still need to evolve in this regard.

The privacy of corporate data is the foundation of any business. It is enough to see that the most reputable companies in the market are famous for keeping secret their secret formulas, yields and other information that determines the operations and processes. It's no wonder, after all, nobody wants the competition to know the way to business success.

See why it's important to protect your corporate data and how cloud computing technology can safeguard your company's confidential information.

What are the biggest risks within corporations

A consultancy carried out by Ernst & Young , showed that there is still inconsistency in actions related to data privacy. Many of the situations and failures occur due to the absence of structured legislation on the subject in the country.

In consultations conducted in 1,865 companies in 61 countries, it was identified that 32% of them stated that they had a detailed list of information assets guaranteed by the privacy conditions; 41% of respondents reported an increase in the number of external attacks and 19% in external fraud; 25% reported an increase in internal attacks that include abuse of employee privileges and theft of information, and 13% reported internal fraud.

Requirements for a safe environment

Secure information requires some basic requirements, they are:

1. Confidentiality

The protection of data, information and communication requires specific security techniques, which prevent unauthorized access.

2. Authentication

It refers to the express determination of the identity of who can access the company's data.

3. Location privacy

Consists of blocking undue access to areas where information is physically located.

4. Authorization

It concerns limiting the use of information generated, according to the permissions and powers that each user has.

The requirements described above are applicable both to information present in the cloud and to information restricted to servers, internal machines or the local network. They are responsible for assisting in the adoption of practices and countermeasures that prevent data vulnerability.

advantages of the cloud

The cloud allowed operations to be streamlined and processes narrowed. With lower costs and infrastructure compared to physical servers, the cloud has become a viable and secure alternative for storing sensitive data .

Generally speaking, cloud computing providers deliver greater threat intelligence. In addition, it is possible to detect attacks faster, as well as the expansion of resources even when the company deals with large volumes of data. Even the public cloud has different security features, adapting to the variety and speed of the most current risks.

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