CSC's Sam Visner sees organizations, in growing numbers, thinking more intelligently about cloud computing, its security and architecture. Yet, he says, they're being very deliberate in their approach in adopting cloud computing.
What are organizations' top cloud security concerns, and how are security leaders addressing these concerns through policy, technology and improved vendor management?
These are key questions posed by the 2012 Cloud Computing Security Survey, which was crafted with assistance from leading experts in cloud...
The U.S. Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council has issued a resource document to help financial institutions better understand and address unique risks posed by outsourced cloud-based services.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology's guidance recommends how and when cloud computing is appropriate, addresses risk management issues and indicates the limits of current knowledge and areas for future research and analysis.
Nearly three-quarters of surveyed professionals say concerns regarding data security prevent their organizations from adopting cloud services. And more than half of the respondents say their own services are more secure than those offered by cloud providers.
These are among the findings of the new 2012 Cloud...
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory treats non-sensitive data as if they were sensitive when piloting cloud services to help identify potential vulnerabilities. "It is a way of moving forward: walk, crawl, run," JPL's Tomas Soderstrom says. "It's a journey."
Cloud services are being adopted increasingly by organizations. But with adoption comes increased concern, says Symantec's Francis deSouza. How can organizations deploy cloud security to protect their data?