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Should I put my small business records in the cloud?

Keeping data safe and disaster-resistant is a major challenge for the average small business – a challenge some businesses don’t even realise is there. Most small businesses don’t have access to an IT specialist to protect the business’ data against a digital intruder or data loss event. This becomes especially critical where the data is sensitive, such as in medical practices. Often this work can fall to the business owner or a well meaning IT-savvy employee, but rarely is this person equipped to properly navigate the dual minefields that are Information Security and Business Continuity. Using cloud services can provide small business a level of assurance that may not have been possible with in-house or outsourced IT services. The inescapable truth of the matter is a Software-as-a-Service cloud provider is...