By Matthew Brady, Daymark Consultant
Ensuring data confidentiality means that only authorized users have access to the data. Simply put, eyes that should not be viewing the data can’t see it.
On physical media, this can mean several things: ensuring no physical access to the media, password authentication for disk drives, or encrypting media. However, cloud backup introduces a major paradigm shift. There are no doors to lock. Do passwords mean anything when your data is being transmitted over the Internet?