Cybercast Oregon | Episode 05: Life in the Cloud

life in the cloud

Cybercast Oregon is supported by Mount Hood Community College Small Business Development Center, where they work every day to open opportunities for the entrepreneurs, innovators, and inventors. You can get started on your quest to business success HERE

At a glance, cloud computing systems have a plethora of advantages. You can have your dated remotely maintained, managed, and backed up – accessible from anywhere via the internet. Plus, you dodge the expense of hardware and upgrades. And there’s another selling point: cloud computing may also come with the benefit of cyber security solutions.

So it comes as no surprise that companies and individuals alike are moving in growing numbers to cloud storage and systems.

But whenever we’re dealing with data – that most precious of online commodities – we have to ask ourselves: are the platforms we’re using defensible against cyber attacks? And when it comes to systems and platforms, are we safer in the cloud…or more vulnerable to hacks?

Great questions – and we have answers.Listen to the episode here:

This episode is for you if…

  • You’re curious about how cloud computing systems are defensible against cyber threats.
  • You want to better understand what the role of providers vs consumers are in keeping data safe.
  • You want to learn the pros and cons of moving data to a cloud system.
  • You want to know how cloud computing systems are handling current hacking strategies.

Cybercast Oregon is hosted by Kedma Ough, director at Mt. Hood Community College’s SBDC. Joining Kedma in the studio this week are four experts:

Matt Katzer  | LinkedIn

Founder and CEO of Kamind IT, Matt has co-authored two books on security: “Under Attack” and “Easy Prey”.which offers leading edge technology solutions to help small and medium-sized businesses compete effectively.

Aaron Siemieniec  | Bio

Senior IT consultant for Phoenix Technology, a technical managed service provider based in Vancouver, WA, Aaron has worked professionally in the IT realm since 1992. In his current role he advises potential and current clients on
vulnerabilities and inefficiencies within their local area network.

Cybercast Oregon is supported by Mount Hood Community College Small Business Development Center, where they work every day to open opportunities for the entrepreneurs, innovators, and inventors. You can get started on your quest to business success HERE

Nastacia Voisin

I’m a recent University of Portland grad and an aspiring journalist. I hail originally from Ontario, Canada. My passions and pursuits vary – currently I’m into indie films, podcasts, live storytelling and tango.
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