eReader: Securing the Cloud: Cloud Computer Security Techniques and Tactics

May 17, 2011

May 2011 Issue

Securing the Cloud coverSecuring the Cloud: Cloud Computer Security Techniques and Tactics
J.R. (“Vic”) Winkler

Cloud computing harnesses the power, storage capacity, and various software applications of the internet and provides these  to businesses as a service. It takes the place of an overabundance of hardware, software licenses, and infrastructure, saving time and startup and maintenance costs.As companies turn to this burgeoning technology to streamline and save money, security is a fundamental concern. Loss of certain control
and lack of trust make this transition difficult unless you know how to handle it.

The author discusses making the move to the cloud while securing your piece of it. This book details the strengths and weaknesses of securing your company’s information in the cloud.The author offers a clear and concise framework to secure your business’ assets while making the most of this new technology.