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IBM POV: Security & Cloud Computing

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Executive Summary

You may be turning to cloud computing solutions to provide flexible, cost-effective and proven delivery of IT services. Cloud resources can be rapidly deployed and easily scaled and processes, applications and services can be provisioned "on demand," regardless of user location or device. But there are challenges and a key challenge is security. Read this paper from IBM to see how cloud computing may present an added level of risk because essential services are often outsourced to a third party. The "externalized" aspect of outsourcing makes it harder to maintain data integrity and privacy, support data and service availability, and demonstrate compliance. Discover how the IBM Security Framework can help you address these key security challenges.

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