Connecting to the Cloud, Part 3: Cloud Governance and Security

Date Added: Jun 2009
Format: PDF

A number of initiatives such as the Cloud Security Alliance are in place to address cloud security. At the moment, providers such as Amazon, Google, and are taking the lead at the service provider level. However, not all are convinced: The Federal Trade Commission has been asked to investigate the risks related to cloud computing due to perceived data management problems. As awareness of cloud governance and security builds, it can be expected that cloud governance and security offerings will develop further.