Cloud Data 101 part #1

Data privacy in cloud computing

Cloud data protection is the practice of securing a company’s data in a cloud environment, wherever that data is located, whether it’s at rest or in motion, and whether it’s managed internally by the company or externally by a third party

How is data protected in cloud?

To achieve data protection in the cloud, you can implement various techniques, such as encryption, access control, and endpoint security, and monitoring.

Is your data safe in the cloud?

Cloud storage is designed from the ground up for maximum data security. When you store data in the cloud, your files are encrypted and continuously monitored to protect against cybersecurity threats. Your data is also stored redundantly to ensure that a copy will survive any catastrophe

What is data confidentiality in cloud computing?

Data confidentiality is the process of protecting data from illegal access and disclosure from the outsourced server and unauthorized users. This is done by encrypting the data so that only the authorized users can decrypt it.

Who can see my cloud?

In cloud computing you move your data, applications and processes into third-party domains that you then access remotely. Whomever you entrust your data to will, therefore, be able to see it, and that’s a fact you have to accept. Your hosting provider is responsible for the storage and safety of your data.

Can Google Cloud be hacked?

Google said malicious actors were able to access Google Cloud accounts by taking advantage of poor customer security practices. Almost half of the compromised accounts were attributed to actors gaining access to an internet-facing Cloud account which had either no password or a weak password

Is cloud storage safer than local storage?

Cloud storage is safer than the local storage of the use of encryption algorithms. Only authorized personnel such as you and your employees to have access to the documents and files stored in the cloud. This adds an extra layer of protection

What kind of data can be stored in cloud storage?

Whatever you see and access on the Internet and computers everything can be stored in cloud storage

Which data should not be stored on the cloud?

The Files You Should Never Store in the Cloud

Business-Critical Data – Company mission information, future plans, customer data, proprietary product/service data, financials etc.

Personally Identifiable Data – Social Security records, passport information, birthdate, etc.

Could your cloud storage provider deny you access to your files?

Cloud security is tight, but it’s not infallible. Cybercriminals can get into those files, whether by guessing security questions or bypassing passwords. … Governments can legally request information stored in the cloud, and it’s up to the cloud services provider to deny access.

Can the cloud be destroyed?

While certain sites or servers could be closed down, it would be practically impossible for the cloud as a whole to crash. … For the whole cloud to disappear is pretty much inconceivable." However, it is possible for individual cloud servers to fail as a result of physical damage to the hardware

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