Nowadays cyber-attacks and security breaches are widely publicized by the media and secure storage of data has become of paramount importance for businesses.
Over the last year, the average size per data breach has increased by 2.2%.
Governments are reacting to these threats by publishing regulations – such as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – in order to compel businesses to keep customers’ data secure and safe.
Cloud host’s main task is securing data
1. Cloud providers are security experts with one main task: focusing on superior security measures to protect users’ stored data. If businesses store their data on an on-site server, the internal IT department is responsible for data security. However, the IT department also manages a wide range of other tasks so data security is not the primary focus.