How Cloud Computing Boosts Your Cybersecurity

If you are a business looking to get serious about its cybersecurity, especially with the threat from hackers now higher than ever, it is imperative that you start to think about the power of cloud computing. It has many benefits when it comes to being the first line of defense for maintaining security for all of your computer systems. If you are interested in learning more, then you are in the right place as this guide has been created in order to give you the complete overview. Read on now to get the full information your business needs.

Easy and Secure Transfer of Information

The days of using email to send over highly confidential documents, spurred on by a dislike of this technology by the modern youth, is slowly coming to an end. Instead, people are more and more interested in the flexibility and security that the cloud brings. If you install the cloud in your business, you will find that it is easier than ever to be able to securely transfer your data. Even better is the fact that everything that you do send is highly encrypted, meaning that if someone does manage to get into your system, it doesn’t mean that they will be able to easily access your coded information.

Quick Back-Ups

Even the best systems in the world are still prone to the attacks of hackers, as shown by the devastating SolarWinds attack. This means that your business should be installing the cloud as it means that if you do happen to suffer a security breach and your systems happen to go offline, you will be able to quickly restore them thanks to the cloud.  This is due to the fact that the cloud is constantly making crucial back-ups of your information, allowing you to get back online with absolute ease.

One Secure Point of Log In

When logging into your system, you want to make sure that the password and log in procedures that you have are as well protected as possible. The great benefit of using the cloud is that you are able to have one secure log in for your complete business, giving you far more security. It doesn’t need to just be a simple alphanumeric password either—play around with two-factor authentication that’s linked to an employee’s work phone in order to have an extra layer of security. If you are interested so far and want to learn more about what this amazing technology can offer, then you can dive deep into it via a variety of amazing GCP forums.

Segmentation and Firewalls

When working with the cloud, and especially when you are sharing your information with a series of outside parties, it is important that you have segmentation policies in place. Boosted by the use of a firewall, this means that people will only be able to access what you choose for them to see, resulting in extremely high levels of security and peace of mind for you.


About the Author:

I am a cybersecurity and IT instructor, cybersecurity analyst, pen-tester, trainer, and speaker. I am an owner of the WyzCo Group Inc. In addition to consulting on security products and services, I also conduct security audits, compliance audits, vulnerability assessments and penetration tests. I also teach Cybersecurity Awareness Training classes. I work as an information technology and cybersecurity instructor for several training and certification organizations. I have worked in corporate, military, government, and workforce development training environments I am a frequent speaker at professional conferences such as the Minnesota Bloggers Conference, Secure360 Security Conference in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, the (ISC)2 World Congress 2016, and the ISSA International Conference 2017, and many local community organizations, including Chambers of Commerce, SCORE, and several school districts. I have been blogging on cybersecurity since 2006 at

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