Charity technology myth 6

Deborah Jepson

Keeping data on-premises is safer than the cloud 

Our latest blog series considers the myths that could prevent your charity or not for profit organisation from adopting the cloud and enjoying the advantages it has to offer. Our sixth post in this compelling series from guest writer, Nick Banks, Business Development Manager, Tech For Social Impact at Microsoft, uncovers the truth behind the common misconception that that storing data on premises is much more secure than in the cloud.

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Charity technology myth 6: Keeping data on-premises is safer than the cloud

With an increasing number of cyberattacks occurring every day, it’s practically impossible for any organisation to maintain an IT security team large enough to stay on top of them all – let alone a charity who is reliant on donations and fundraising to cover the costs of this vital resource.

Microsoft Cloud includes a comprehensive set of security technologies to help protect your charity’s critical data. Security and uptime come as standard, offering a financially backed 99.9% uptime guarantee.

Featuring best-in-class threat investigation and response tools, the Microsoft cloud can help your charity anticipate, understand, and prevent malicious attacks, protecting your data and devices, while ensuring you meet all GDPR compliance requirements.

With Microsoft 365 you can:

  • Manage identity and access for secure connections between people, devices, apps, and data.
  • Protect your sensitive data everywhere, even in motion and when shared.
  • Detect and investigate advanced threats, compromised identities, and malicious actions across your on-premises and cloud environments.
  • Provide greater visibility into your cloud apps and services so you can control how data travels and combat cyberthreats more effectively.
Charity technology myth 6

Interested to learn more?

Hopefully, this article has helped dispel the charity technology myth 6 that keeping data in the cloud is safer than on-premises.

If you want to learn more but not sure where to start? From risk assessment, to proactive monitoring, and training, let us help you protect your charity from data breaches today. Simply talk to us. And don’t forget to look out for our next blog discussing the next myth!