The misconceptions around SaaS and cybersecurity
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Software as a Service
is increasingly becoming the go-to method used by engineering and design teams
to collaborate better and produce quicker, more accurate results.
a Service, also known as SaaS, allows users to access software from their
internet browser or through a remote terminal access without the need to
download and install software, send or receive working files, or tap into a
company’s infrastructure. That’s why companies are moving to SaaS to help gain
a competitive advantage.
SaaS offers exceptionally high levels of cybersecurity, hosting and accessing
restricted files that hold intellectual property via the internet still makes
many wary of its promise.
maintaining security of an on-premises solution tends to give a false sense of
security and often comes with a high price tag for businesses regardless of
their size. SaaS offers higher security that goes beyond the legacy practices
for on-premises software.
businesses (SMB) are very likely to have a small IT department, if they have
one at all. SMBs that use SaaS, therefore, get the benefit of not running or
maintaining their own IT infrastructure, Support staff and leaving that up to
their software provider.
companies that may have a sophisticated IT department, SaaS reduces the
workload and investment required to manage the IT layer. This allows companies
to focus on their mission of developing their products.
For those concerned
about the cybersecurity of a SaaS solution, it’s time to address some of its
around SaaS and cybersecurity
Why is it that SaaS
data feels less secure? This perception often stems from the users not having
physical control over their data. The reality is, security is often better
managed for SaaS on the cloud for a variety of reasons.
Do you know
how your company is securing data that is on-premises? For instance, most IT
departments that host their data on-premises do not always provide the highest
level of security. Additionally, on-premises software may not always be kept
up-to-date and therefore exposing the company to newly discovered security
vulnerabilities. For Nebula Cloud Managed PaaS/SaaS solutions, the data hosting
is handled in the cloud by dedicated teams of experts who follow best
practices, monitor, and secure the data against ransomware attacks and data
To expand on
ransomware and data breaches, these types of malicious attacks are familiar as
they consistently make the news and known for holding hostage vital information
and services or capturing sensitive data. In the event of a ransomware attack,
the data is locked away until a ransom is paid. If the company is lucky enough
to have backups of their data, they can recover. If not, some companies are
forced to pay. Data breaches on the other hand is when unauthorized data access
occurs. Unfortunately, they are not always detected by IT teams and might
unknowingly continue for months or even years. This means a company’s
intellectual property may be stolen without the IT department ever realizing
software gives the illusion of more security simply because data is in a
physical location which you control. However, the difference between an IT department
at a company versus a reliable PaaS/ SaaS provider is the difference between
having a security guard protecting your data versus an entire police force.
it’s important that the PaaS/ SaaS provider follows the modern cloud security
standards and recommendations. Nebula Cloud goes through a rigorous set of
security reviews and requires ISO and SOC compliance with the applications we
An integrated SaaS solution for CAD & Design engineers
Nebula Cloud provides pre-packaged PaaS and SaaS solutions, delivering the full set of
CAD, CAM, Simulation and PLM functionalities through cloud streaming technology. Nebula Cloud’s Everything
as a service (XaaS) offering includes cloud hosted infrastructure,
management services, and software capabilities packaged as a suite and is
available in many regions around the world. Nebula Cloud guarantees a high
level of cybersecurity, where the solution is tested by experts for security
vulnerabilities and is then quickly remediated.
the continuous monitoring that occurs, including tracking any sort of malicious
activities. Access to various CAD, CAM, CFD and PLM technologies plus scalable HPC resources, comes through a single pane of glass — one
of the benefits of working with a global team who must operate from a single
source of truth — so it’s critical to ensure the right people are accessing the
data. With tight controls from within the application, Nebula Cloud can block
any access that might not be necessary and have whitelists to give users access
to only the things they need to do for their job.
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