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Video: Rushing into the cloud may create a security nightmare

Security-as-a-service was the big theme at the 2009 RSA Conference. But rushing into the cloud may create a security nightmare. What happens if the cloud gets hacked?

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. 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." They also discuss whether companies are spending on security in light of the current economic climate.

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