Date Added: Jan 2011
The authors are now in the midst of a classic technology hype cycle called cloud computing. In the vocabulary of the Gartner Group they are at the peak of inflated expectations. Despite the media hyping cloud computing, there can still be tremendous benefit to many who adopt a cloud computing strategy. Cloud computing has hit the information technology landscape like a tsunami. But is it safe? Is it the right strategy? Is it the right time? These are questions that enterprise executives must answer because security is management's number one concern. They will examine these questions from various security perspectives. All of the best practice processes for securing the enterprise still apply with cloud computing.