Security Challenges for Cloud Computing - How Prepared Are You?

Cloud computing is here, and has been embraced by many an organization. There are three major options available, that include, Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS); Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Cloud computing is becoming popular because Enterprises are constantly looking to cut costs by outsourcing storage, software (as a service), allowing them to concentrate on their core business activities. With cloud computing, enterprises save on setting up their own IT infrastructure which would otherwise be costly in terms of initial investment on hardware and software, as well as continued maintenance and human resource costs. However what are the security issues that need to be addressed by enterprises interested in taking on cloud service.  Thomas Bbosa, CISSP - the MD of BitWork, advises on areas to look out for, as far as cloud security is concerned,  when opting for cloud computing.  Read more

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