Encryption’s role in GDPR compliance and cloud data security

It has never been more important to review all IT security practices and avoid becoming a statistic

Security of data in the cloud is a hot topic, especially with so many data breaches occurring during 2017 and the introduction of GDPR being just months away.

The field of security is so broad, it can be difficult to know where to start. In the last twelve months, I’ve had one friend who has had her cloud servers hacked and crypto ransomware installed, forcing payment of a two bitcoin ransom. Another friend had her cloud email server hacked, with the attacker modifying the bank account details of outgoing invoices and redirecting payments from the company’s bank account to the hacker’s. Both instances were security breaches and data breaches, resulting in direct financial loss…

Source: ITProPortal