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Leverage Security-as-a-Service solutions: For instance, a managed backup service provides you the option to specify image storage locations. Managed security solutions allow organizations to share responsibility for monitoring and management of security functions, this is particularly useful in today’s climate where threats come faster and are far more pervasive. The threats of today, while still being variants of the threats from yesterday, require professional skills to identify and respond to efficiently.

There’s obviously still a lot of concern about the security of cloud computing, both inside and outside the data center. But in reality, cloud computing is a more secure option than what most IT organizations have in place today. But like all things IT, it needs to be properly managed to be effective.

Here are five tips from IBM on how to better secure your cloud computing environment

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