Time
1 hour 44 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner
CEU/CPE
2

Video Transcription

00:01
I and welcome to lessen 3.3 off the End User Cyber Fundamentals course.
00:08
This lesson will be focused on the cons of public cloud storage.
00:16
In this lesson, you will learn about specific cons of public cloud storage
00:26
data. Privacy.
00:28
Even if you do not give anyone access to your cloud storage, you do not really know who has access to it.
00:38
Data security.
00:40
Although I mentioned security as a pro in the previous lesson
00:44
because cloud providers are probably going to have stronger security around your data,
00:50
then you would have at home.
00:52
But they are also a bigger target.
00:56
Hackers will always go after the largest bucket of data
01:00
as opposed to an individual account.
01:07
You will be dependent on the Internet.
01:10
The Internet is the only way to access the public cloud.
01:15
If you have no Internet access or there is trouble somewhat along the path off the Internet to the cloud provider,
01:23
then you will not have access to your data
01:27
dependent on having a good Internet connection.
01:32
If you do not have a good Internet connection,
01:34
doing certain things like watching videos that you have stored in the public cloud
01:40
may not work so well.
01:45
Now let's review some cloud storage tips.
01:51
Always ensure your connection to the cloud provider is encrypted and the U. R L starts with H T. T. P s.
02:00
You should always encrypt any sensitive data
02:05
or any pictures or videos that you would not want anyone else to see.
02:10
Should your accounts or the cloud provider get breached, your data will be protected.
02:19
If you access your cloud storage with just a password,
02:23
please ensure it is a very strong password.
02:27
Or better yet, ah, past phrase. And always opt for the two factor authentication. If possible,
02:36
you should not use personal public storage accounts to store company information.
02:43
This puts the company at risk as the company will no longer have control over the data
02:49
work and personal storage accounts should be separate.
02:55
Do I need to encrypt my data if the Internet connection uses https?
03:05
Yes, you should consider encrypting any data or media that is sensitive in nature or that you would not want anyone to see
03:15
should the storage provider experience a data breach
03:20
or your password gets compromised,
03:23
your data will still be safe
03:28
in today's lesson.
03:30
We discussed the cons off public cloud storage.
03:35
We also discussed additional tips to ensure your data is secure.
03:39
We also talked about not sharing your personal and work storage accounts.
03:46
Thank you, and I will see you in the next lesson.

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End User Cyber Fundamentals

This End User Cyber Fundamentals course covers Internet risks such as typosquatting, website spoofing, drive-by downloads, Malvertising, and how to protect yourself using security best practices.

Instructed By

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Lisa Martino
Director, Information Security Governance, Risk & Compliance
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