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Cloud Computing Security Considerations

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", written by Manal M. Yunis, outlines six security considerations for cloud computing. Upon reading the six considerations, I can't help but think that they do not present new challenges but merely rehash old ones. Let’s take a look at each of the six common cloud computing security considerations in more detail: "On shared services, there is the possibility that another user on the same system may gain access inadvertently or deliberately to one's data, with potential for identity theft, fraud, or industrial sabotage." The real problem with resource sharing in the context of cloud computing is that ...
is the combination of computer resources from multiple administrative domains for a common goal.. Grid computing (or the use of a computational grid) is applying the resources of many computers in a network to a single problem at the same time - usually to solve a scientific or technical problem that requires a great number of computer processing cycles or access to large amounts of data. Bringing together many different groups in this collaborative effort is known as Virtual Organizations (VOs). . These VOs may be formed to solve a single task and may then disappear just as quickly. Grids are usually used for solving ...
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Government Incompetence Led to Cloud Compromise | AEON Security Blog
US government officials have demanded an investigation into the compromise of 52 government related websites being housed “in the cloud”.  According to an article: “ the hackers may have gained access through the content management system of third-party vendor GovTrends, although it cannot confirm this until more information is made available.  It appears, however, that all the hacked websites are maintained through GovTrends.  Joomla CMS, but not all House websites managed through this service, were victims of the attack. ” [1]  While Congress fiddles around demanding answers to “ what happened? ... market research, surveys and trends
3/13/2010 Update
Star Announces launch of ‘Dev2Live’ Services for SIs and ISVs Star provides on-demand business services to support software development. Announcing Structure 2010, Our Internet Infrastructure & Cloud … Two years ago, we launched Structure, our conference devoted to Internet infrastructure and cloud computing . At the time, it was clear as a sunny California day that the Internet was entering a brand-new phase of growth that would see … EDD Blog Online: How safe is cloud computing ? “There are many motivations for why an individual or a company would want to engage in cloud computing ,” said ... market research, surveys and trends

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&samhoud realiseert doorbraken in haar verandertrajecten voor klanten door het inspireren en verbinden van mensen. Ook &samhoud, beste werkgever van Nederland en Europa ( volgens het Great Place To Work Institute ) stelde zichzelf ten doel de verbinding tussen haar mensen en klanten te verbeteren. Een gesprek met Petra Vos, projectleider Work in Connection bij &samhoud, over het toegankelijk maken van kennis binnen de organisatie. verbinden van mensen en kennis in de cloud Petra Vos: ‘&samhoud is een ongewoon gewoon adviesbureau. Al drie jaar achtereenvolgend mogen wij ons de Great Place To Work (GPTW) van Nederland noemen en ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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today unveiled a Private Cloud Readiness Program consisting of self-assessment tools and a Cloud Boot Camp to be held during the VMworld conference next week at San Francisco's Moscone Center. The company also announced a team of experts who, as pioneers in cloud computing, are driving future innovations and assisting clients with advanced cloud deployments. Get ready to assess, plan, deploy HP has designed a private cloud scorecard that enables companies to rate and rank key factors that help determine their "cloud readiness." Questions range from ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Firms need to get over their fears and dive into the cloud
Cloud computing is set to be mainstream in the business world in the coming years. Dr Giles Hogben is programme manager for secure services at the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) What is the strategic imperative that would drive businesses across Europe to embrace cloud computing? Cost, flexibility and the ability to focus on your core business. It has been said that within two years cloud computing will be mainstream, do you agree? Many organisations I speak with already see it as a strategic imperative. The biggest reason holding people back is the lack of comparable information about the security ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Security Considerations for Cloud-Ready Data Centers
WHITE PAPER - Security Considerations for Cloud-Ready Data Centers. Table of Contents .... to new application architectures and cloud computing. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
FAQ on Cloud Computing - National Archives and Records Administration
The Obama Administration, including the Federal CIO, is encouraging Federal agencies to adopt cloud-based solutions for a wide range of activities. Many of the recent Government 2.0 initiatives, including Data.gov, use cloud computing services. The purpose of this FAQ is to provide agency records officers with a basic overview of cloud computing, its benefits and concerns, and records management implications that agencies will need to consider when implementing cloud computing services. What is cloud computing? Multiple definitions of cloud computing have been published as the technology is refined and its attributes and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
What's New About Cloud Computing Security?
Jan 20, 2010 ... 1965 [17], in the same sense that cloud computing has taken off as providing today's computing utilities. Security considerations per- ...
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I am a manager for an IT department supporting roughly 1000 users and am very interested in speaking to someone from Google about migrating to google apps.  Filling out the web form got me security guys that had no interest in talking apps.  Do google or google partners even provide any pre-sales support? Thanks for all of your replies.   I did finally reach someone at Google and they have been quite helpful.  I am currently running a pilot.  If we advance I may be in the market for a reseller and will revisit this list.  Just an FYI, I am in Colorado. Hey Joseph - I would be happy to try and answer any questions you have.  I am ...