Date Added: Apr 2010
Security issues associated with third-party cloud environments continue to prevent organizations from taking advantage of the cost savings and flexibility that the cloud can offer. Today, using a public cloud means moving from an internal environment where a company has complete control of data and processes to an environment where that control belongs to someone else, and is often opaque. Within the cloud, applications run in a multi-tenant environment sharing virtual machines with other customers. Companies considering moving an application to a cloud have legitimate concerns about data being com-So how does one make the virtual, multi-tenant envi-promised or stolen, including unauthorized access by cloud administrators, exposure in the Internet or rogue employees using the cloud to corrupt or leak sensitive information.