Data confidentiality in cloud computing is a major enterprise concern, yet providers are often lacking in their details. Here are the questions to ask before adopting a service
"Everyone should be concerned about becoming a victim of a data breach somewhere on the internet. But organizations also need to be more concerned about how their "trusted" providers might be using their confidential data, specifically as it pertains to the files entrusted to a cloud provider's storage.
This article provides background on cloud storage and offers five commonsense questions to ask providers about cloud storage privacy and how they use customer data. Because Dropbox is a vendor known to many readers, I use it to illustrate some points about data protection in the cloud, but note that these observations apply to many other cloud storage vendors as well, not only Dropbox..."
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