Are you using cloud services, also known as software as a service (SaaS) or storage as a service? Cloud services are typically sold as “worry free” and they certainly take a lot of the IT concerns off of your IT team. However, there are risks involved with cloud services, which are not obvious to most businesses.
For example, cloud services have shut down due to financial problems or after a severe hacking incident. This causes companies to lose data they thought was safe. That is why it is important to realize that cloud services carry the same risks as other IT options, they are just transferred to a third party.
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