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5 Questions SMBs Should Ask About Cloud Security
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5/9/2016 | 7:19:34 AM
Encryption
The last thing you want is for the encryption keys to be stored inside an insecure database, for example.

Unfortunately there are only a few SaaS / cloud tools that are really end-to-end encrypted. (Like Stackfield or Mailbox.org) Only with that kind of encryption, the provider does not have access to the SMBs data.

 
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5/6/2016 | 2:40:14 PM
6th question
These are all good, but one of the most important questions an SMB can ask is about the availability of support.  Sometimes cloud services -- particularly their SMB packages -- offer very limited support, which may not suit the small businessman, sole proprietor, or independent contractor who has to do work on weekends and odd hours.


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