IBM Systems Magazine, Power Systems - March 2018 - 35
A cloud MSP can help with data protection
ata security is a critical component of a comprehensive risk management
strategy. Organizations must analyze their security risk, taking into account
factors such as industry, types of data being stored, the value of the data and
the threats most likely to impact the business. Then they need to decide how much
risk they're willing to accept versus how much they're willing to spend on security.
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"Look at your data and
determine its value. Then you
know that if a breach occurs, you
might lose this much data that
has this much value financially,
in reputation or otherwise. Draw
your line on risk and base your
security decisions on that," says
Tony Petta, IBM Cloud Managed
Services Compliance and
Picking the right cloud MSP is
an important way to ensure data
is optimally protected.
Cloud Can Be Secure
Over the last several years, as
organizations have gained a
better understanding of
how cloud works, their
perceptions have changed.
They now realize high-level
data in the cloud can be secure.
Even if multiple VMs share a
cloud, each machine's data
can be protected so others
can't access it.
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