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Why Encryption Is the Key to Ensure Data Privacy in the Cloud

At both a personal and corporate level, there are huge gains to be made in protecting against data breaches. The fact is that well-implemented client-side encryption — where the corporate user keeps their own key rather than entrusting a third party to guard their sensitive information — is the only sure way to guarantee data privacy when storing data on other people’s servers.

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With the ubiquitous nature of cloud-based services, many people, corporations, and governments have decided to trust cloud providers with their sensitive data. However, as the recent Facebook/Cambridge Analytica incident painfully revealed, this is not always smart. Data breaches can cost companies millions in fines, along with huge losses in customer trust. Ordinary citizens themselves are often the biggest losers in these scenarios, with their personal — and sometimes even financial — data at risk of misuse and misappropriation.

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