Master Your Cloud Security
2 December 2020
Investing in cloud security will protect your users and keep your data safe. With the rise of home working and remote teams, it’s more important than ever to have an effective security strategy in place. Let’s explore in more detail why security matters and how you can master it with support from Equipment HQ.
Why does cloud security matter?
Whichever sector you work in, every day your people use their computers and other devices to access, create and share business-sensitive data. The cloud offers a convenient and user-friendly solution for storing this data. In addition, it provides the flexibility to access files from anywhere and on any device. But without the right safety tools in place, the cloud can be vulnerable.
Threats can be both external, from malicious emails for example, or internal, from compromised users. Employees could also innocently and inadvertently compromise cloud security without fully understanding the threat to your business.
The implications of a breach in cloud security can be far-reaching. Consider the sensitive data you store in the cloud. Now imagine this data is stolen, corrupted or lost. The fallout from not having effective security in place could be huge. As well as financial and reputational damage, your business could find itself facing legal consequences. That’s why investing in protection for the cloud is essential.
How cloud security tools can protect your business
Security tools will offer protection wherever your users access the Internet. This gives you peace of mind that your business is safe, whether users are accessing the cloud in the office or off network. A cloud security platform can ensure that every log in, every email and every file is safe and secure.
For a business with employees working remotely across the country, or across the globe, it’s even more important to manage security effectively. When users are accessing your data and files on different devices and across multiple time zones, a broad and effective cloud security platform is a must.
By investing in cloud security tools, you can comprehensively protect users against threats. In addition, you can protect data from theft. Equipment HQ can advise you on all aspects of security. From authentication steps to restrict access to authorised users, to asset protection and operational security. Trust our experts to recommend the best solution for your business.
Book a security assessment
A cloud security assessment from Equipment HQ is the best way to understand any potential vulnerabilities or issues in the way users manage and access your storage. We work with clients across the public and private sectors. Therefore, we can design and deploy a solution to match your specific requirements.
For added peace of mind, we offer 24/7 technical support, and use remote tools to troubleshoot and fix any problems with speed. This means we can minimise downtime and disruption to your business.
Get in touch to arrange a cloud security assessment or to find out more about how our networking consultants and engineers can keep your business safe.