The cloud was once a mysterious product only embraced and implemented by the most forward-thinking CPA firms. Today, most CPA organizations are aware of the cloud and how migrating a legacy IT ecosystem over to it can deliver tremendous benefits across a wide array of areas.
The cloud is no longer mysterious and futuristic; it’s best practice. While cloud awareness and adoption has soared, misconceptions and fear still hover over the cloud when it comes to cybersecurity effectiveness.
According to a 2016 Cloudpassage survey, security concerns top the list of barriers to cloud adoption cited by survey participants.
Well, it’s time to debunk the idea that the cloud is less secure and more vulnerable to cybersecurity threats than legacy IT systems or other options. Put simply, the cloud and an experienced cloud partner are a CPA firm’s best defense against an ever-evolving cybersecurity threat matrix.
Cetrom explains that there are three main reasons that moving to the cloud will make your CPA organization more secure.