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Poll: Are current security measures sufficient for your company to move into the cloud?

Security-as-a-service was the big theme at this year’s RSA Conference in San Francisco. But companies rushing to cloud may be creating a security nightmare.

Security-as-a-service was the big theme at this year’s RSA Conference in San Francisco. But companies rushing to cloud may be creating a security nightmare. In a recent video, ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan talks with Senior Editor Sam Diaz, and security blogger Ryan Naraine about how companies are securing the cloud and what happens if the cloud “gets hacked."

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no_zd_user_name
no_zd_user_name

a Firewall and VPN are set up correctly. See an example of an OpenVPN depicted at my website. My specialty is Linux. Not Windows. Most security issues are with Windows Clients--$9 Billion spent per year spent on Windows security issues. Dietrich T. Schmitz http://www.dtschmitz.com

BALTHOR
BALTHOR

Based on truth,goodness and light.

Samuel C.
Samuel C.

Using the better Technologies I guess (not sure) that Cloud Computing can be more Secure than Simple Windows Thick Client Computing that is Definitely Dangerous today. confliker scares me all though I use Linux Only Computer.

The Scummy One
The Scummy One

I am on board -- but only if I can kill anyone who uses it for evil or bad doings!

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