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Cloud Data Storage Policy

Third-party cloud-based file storage applications such as Dropbox, OneDrive and Google Drive have all contributed to the success of business cloud data storage.

The purpose of this policy from TechRepublic Premium is to provide guidelines for secure cloud data management to ensure the integrity and privacy of company-owned information. This policy can be customized as needed to fit the needs of your organization.

From the policy:

Cloud storage vendors must meet IT department or Office of Security standards involving the protection, storage and if necessary, restoration of data. All local regulations which apply to wherever data may be kept should be used as the basis for the decision to ensure company compliance.

Chosen vendors should provide access to several prior versions of files to ensure data integrity. Where possible, access to cloud storage should be based on group or role permissions, not individual access settings.

The download comprises an eight-page ...

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