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Slideshow: Cloud Security Pros And Cons

Securing your business in the cloud can offer substantial savings and resources balanced by large and unexpected risks. In this review of cloud security silver linings and storms warnings, we look at some of the brightest and darkest security clouds.
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Cloud-based storage, tools and apps have the potential to make mobile work more convenient and efficient than ever. But that same convenience applies to hackers and crooks, particularly considering the long-known and equally long-exploited vulnerabilities of coffee shop and other mobile hotspots and wireless access points, not to mention remote workers' computing practices. Make sure your mobile and remote workers are covered, protected and constantly updated by your cloud security provider.

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