Flashcards in Network Security: Permanent Storage Deck (6)
What are some security advantages of cloud storage?
-Many cloud services regularly back up your data
-Having data stored offsite prevents it from getting damaged
-Extra storage can be available in minutes
What are some security disadvantages of cloud storage?
-If you are relying on a third party storage provider, then any damage to them is also damage to you
-Users have to assume that the storage provider is trustworthy
-Data stored on the internet can have the risk of other people intercepting it
What is NAS?
(Network Attached Storage)
NAS is a hardware device that is connected to a network to provide file storage for any device connected to that network
What are two disadvantages of NAS?
-Not changing a device's default password
-Not updating the software running on the NAS
What are 3 advantages of USBs?
-easy to transport
-convenient to use