Four Common Misconceptions about Data Security

In this article we discuss four of the most common misconceptions about data security.

#1 "Desktop is more secure than web applications."

Desktop programs run locally on a PC whereas web applications run in a web browser via the internet.  Most people believe data stored through a desktop program is more secure than browser based applications because the perceived control over data. Not all desktop programs store data within the local network.  Some desktop programs access, send and store data on remote servers which is the same data storage method as web applications.