The public cloud is more secure than your data center

December 2, 2015

Via: InfoWorld
We live in a world where data center breaches are in the headlines almost monthly, much to the consternation of corporate IT — the same corporate IT that fears the public cloud due to fears around data security. The truth is that the public cloud is more secure than the typical data center, and IT would get better security if it got past its prejudice against the cloud.Of course, because IT manages its own data resources, it believes it’s doing a better job than other people might — especially those people at those cloud services where security practices are opaque.

But it’s simply not true. Cloud providers have better security mechanisms in place and are more paranoid — and attentive — to security risks throughout their entire stack.

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