The other night while eating dinner, my wife and I were talking about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos that have dominated the web recently. I mentioned one that I thought was particularly well done (if you are interested, I was referring to Dave Grohl from the Foo Fighters and his spoof of the film Carrie).
You’ve heard it before: information security isn’t easy. There’s no perfect security policy or piece of technology that will protect your business from all attacks. However, security is a process and processes can always be improved.
When choosing your email provider, the security of your users’ data should be a top priority. Email routinely contains confidential and proprietary information both to your business and to individual users. It’s likely there is information about your business plans, financial projections and human resource data residing in a string of emails. How can you make sure this information remains private and only accessible to the intended recipients? Can you risk hours or even days of email downtime due to a virus that employees unknowingly spread?
Recent activity with the Heartbleed vulnerability has the industry reeling and re-evaluating their security controls. We recently posted about the Rackspace response to this event, but while security is top-of-mind we’d like to share a new white paper on the topic of “Cloud Security in an Agile World.”