An Overview of the Security Concerns in Enterprise Cloud Computing

Deploying cloud computing in an enterprise infrastructure bring significant security concerns. Successful implementation of cloud computing in an enterprise requires proper planning and understanding of emerging risks, threats, vulnerabilities, and possible countermeasures. The authors believe enterprise should analyze the company/organization security risks, threats, and available countermeasures before adopting this technology. In this paper, they have discussed security risks and concerns in cloud computing and enlightened steps that an enterprise can take to reduce security risks and protect their resources. They have also explained cloud computing strengths/benefits, weaknesses, and applicable areas in information risk management.

Provided by: Capella University Topic: Cloud Date Added: Jan 2011 Format: PDF

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