Posted by: Collin Gaines
April 20, 2015
Private cloud networks suffer some of the same privacy issues that public cloud networks are battling. Not all private cloud networks are “on-premise,” many utilize companies such as Amazon, to provide them with the technology to operate their network. Data is still traveling over the internet but in-house technology professionals manage the control of the network. Encrypting data in-house does provide many benefits in that companies may enjoy the use of a cloud without worrying about third party attacks.
Those who use cloud computing must understand that they may compromise security and relinquish absolute control of their data, when turning over privileged information to third-parties such as cloud storage providers. Under current law, third-parties may voluntarily provide government officials with client sensitive documents and the “law has always been slow to catch up with technological advances .” Therefore, people using electronic digital communication devices such as laptops, computers, Smartphone’s and cell phones have security vulnerabilities regarding essential personal information. For example, the world wide web has become prone to hacking and scamming incidents, which has resulted in high levels of privacy invasions. Continue reading