Cloud Computing: A Security Problem or Solution

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The move to cloud computing is the next stage of an unstoppable trend in the breakdown of the enterprise perimeter, both technically and organizationally. This new paradigm presents a number of security challenges that still need to be resolved, but sufficient change in the IT environment has already happened - so that most organizations are working in a transitional state where security exploits are happening across the enterprise boundary. In this situation, the compartmentalization introduced by migrating to cloud services could result in much improved security.