While the migration of business applications to cloud-based platforms has been a boon for businesses, exposure to cybercrime has spiked dramatically. Employees have vastly better access to systems and data, and at the same time, hackers are developing more sophisticated schemes to steal whatever they can get their hands on.
Companies have significantly reduced capital investment requirements and ongoing maintenance for IT infrastructure. Server-based local area networks are fading into history for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Organizations whose IT systems are entirely cloud-based are becoming the new norm.
Easier accessibility, less maintenance, no upfront costs – these are the benefits that are driving the migration to cloud-based applications. So, what’s the downside? Vulnerable IT security. Download the full PDF here: