Date Added: Jul 2010
The authors are constantly bombarded with papers and presentations about the security risks in cloud computing and why organisations need to be concerned about them as they consider a move. The truth is that organisations do need to be concerned about security, but they needn't be paralyzed by fear. Security is a permissible concern in a cloud environment since sensitive customer and enterprise data is frequently shared and accessed through the cloud. It is the foremost consideration in a Government cloud, where mission critical defense and intelligence data is exchanged.