We recently posted 'Searchable Database from the Ashley Madison Hack' where we created GreyHatPro Affair Search to allow our clients, family, and friends to assess their exposure from the recent hack. Unfortunately, despite several clients contacting us directly to thank us for the service, not everyone is as satisfied. It appears the GreyHatPro website has been formally mentioned in a suit drawn by three John Doe plaintiffs located in California, Maryland, and New Jersey.
It’s clear — the cloud has boosted productivity, increased collaborative possibilities, and made employees more comfortable with working from anywhere. Whether people are using Google Apps or Office 365 to manage their emails, contacts, calendars, and documents, managing their CRM through Salesforce, or storing important business information in Box, cloud services have proven their value and are certainly here to stay. This begs the question: how safe is data stored in the cloud?