Date Added: Feb 2010
Cloud computing is a hot topic. Companies are eyeing "The cloud" and wondering if it is a viable alternative to the traditional method of storing data on physical servers. But there is the issue of security. How can an organization control data in the cloud? This new, emerging technology is still in development. And because of that, guidelines, standards, and compliance issues are still being discussed and debated. On one hand, companies desire to take advantage of the economical features of cloud applications. On the other hand, there are many questions about data encryption, authentication issues, and liability.