Cloud Computing - Are You More Prone to Attack on the Cloud or In Your Office?

June 4, 2013

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Do you think your data is more likely to be hacked on the cloud or on your local office computers?   While security has long been cited as an obstacle of adopting more cloud computing services, this article shows that cloud data is actually attacked less than your local computers.

...on-premise environment users or customers actually suffer more incidents than those of service provider environments. On-premise environment users experience an average of 61.4 attacks while service provider environment customers averaged only with 27.8 while on-premise environment users also suffered significantly more brute force attacks compared to their counterparts.

You can read the full article titled Is Cloud Computing Experiencing The Same Security Threats As Enterprise Computing? at CloudTweaks for more on security and internet attacks.

Has your network ever been attacked?   Would you know?

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Comments

August 21, 2015 3:27pm
viki

Cloud computing is getting famous, now companies are creating their own clouds known as private cloud. Nice article thank you/...!