Originally posted to CloudPost by David Miller.

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As great as cloud computing can be, your data can still be vulnerable and at risk. There are many important considerations to ensure your cloud computing data stays as safe as possible so your business can keep running the right way.

  1. Always Have Backups

While the cloud data that you are using might be easy to access, it can still be vulnerable to damages from viruses, hackers and many other factors. There’s always the potential for an adverse issue to occur. Therefore, it helps to have backups on hand.

Don’t be afraid to have two different backups for your cloud computing data. Make sure your backups are maintained and secured but don’t forget to see that your backups are actually working by testing them on occasion. Keeping those backups in locations that are far from the source also helps.

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