Three Ways to Improve Collaboration in the Cloud

Collaboration is a constant in business today. But now it’s more likely to take place in virtual settings and cloud spaces where workers can share ideas, documents, and more, than in meeting rooms with white boards. However, while technology lets employees connect just about anytime and anyplace they want, it can also leave them feeling disconnected. The good news is there are some things you can do to maximize cloud collaboration in your workplace and make everyone feel like a valued part of the team. Tip #1 – Create teams of persons that need to work together on a regular…Read More

Five Advantages of Cloud Security as a Service

The market for cloud security as a service is currently at about $3 billion and is expected to grow to about $8 million by 2020. This increasingly sophisticated technology may be your information security solution. Here are five advantages: The System is Relatively Simple Cloud security as a service is relatively simple compared to older methods of cyber security. It is essentially a cloud-based cyber security system that service providers make available to companies on a subscription basis. It provides corporations with protection in a number of different forms against internet-based cyber threats and attacks. Corporations no longer need to…Read More

Security Brush Up: Cloud Security vs. Traditional IT Systems

More and more studies are emerging that clearly illustrate that cloud security is preferable to traditional IT systems. There has been quite a bit of pushback in the IT world, though. Accepting this notion is not easy to many professionals partly because cloud computing is counterintuitive and just feels less secure than traditional approaches. For decades, people have grown accustomed to seeing where their data is stored. They want to feel in control. Seeing is believing, right? Not anymore. The Statistics: Cloud Are More Secure Than Traditional Systems The findings in Alert Logic’s Fall 2012 State of Cloud Security Report…Read More

Surprise! Data Breaches More Common and Preventable Than You Think

A recent study on cybersecurity by Metalogix and Ponemon Institute shows that data breaches are more common than we would think, but that there are technologies and governance strategies available to minimize risk. The report spans multiple industries and countries. It is a must-read for companies concerned with protecting sensitive information. Important Statistics on Data Breaches The report, Handle with Care: Protecting Sensitive Data in Microsoft SharePoint, Collaboration Tools, and File Share Applications, is based on a survey of 1,403 participants from Germany, the United States, and the United Kingdom. According to the report: One in two of the organizations…Read More

CertainSafe accepted into the Plug and Play Tech Center in Silicon Valley

CertainSafe is proud to announce that we have been accepted to the prestigious Plug and Play Tech Center in Silicon Valley – specifically, the Plug and Play Fintech accelerator program, which is described as “the future of finance and security.” What is Plug and Play? Plug and Play’s strategy is to partner up with a plethora of corporations as it concentrates its portfolio companies’ efforts on working with those partners around specific technologies. Plug and Play is a global innovation platform. They connect startups and fast-emerging companies and invest in over 100 companies every year. In 2014 they were named…Read More