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Is Your Practice Secure in the Cloud?

By Micala Downs
Source: https://www.canopytax.com/blog/is-the-cloud-secure/

Many tax professionals have avoided using the cloud because of security concerns. However, you shouldn’t be worried.

Many tax professionals have avoided modernizing their software because of cloud security concerns. However, there is not any reason to worry. Many high-profile and reputable organizations use and trust the cloud and you can, too.According to a Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) study, nearly two-thirds of IT professionals trust the security of cloud computing equally or even more than their on premise systems.Check out these additional facts about cloud security.

How does the cloud work?

The cloud allows you to access an enormous storage capacity of hundreds of hard drives stored in highly protected and regulated, third-party data centers via the internet, instead of using the storage of your hard drive or on-premise software. This means you can access the information you put into the cloud from any device at any time.
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