Once, we used to talk about the cloud when we think of the weather. Today, we talk of the cloud that stores data, runs applications, and houses software. You often hear it in conversations. You read about it online. You know the cloud exists, but really, what is it?
Whenever you store photos on Facebook or upload files on Google Drive, you interact with the cloud. On a smaller scale, consumers like you are contributing to the growing ecosystem of the cloud. It is a concept as real as the threats cybercriminals exert in trying to steal the data it stores.
There is more to the cloud than virtually infinite storage or real-time communication. Blindly using the cloud without fully grasping it can give you more trouble than good. It isn’t just about trying out the fanciest apps. It is about knowing the pros and cons of “putting your data out there.”
Before you let go of data in your desktop or mobile devices, explore the risks you’ll go through when you put it in the cloud. Find out what the cloud is, why it is fast becoming a revolutionary tool for technology and business, and how you can also safely soar like the millions who benefit out of it through our fresh perspective e-guide: Files in Flight: What You Need to Know About Cloud Storage.