The Cloud or the Mist?

Date Added: Sep 2009
Format: PDF

This paper will discuss the potential security risks of storing information in the cloud with respect to malware. It will explore whether malware can infiltrate the cloud, what effects it can have, and what can be done to fight it. It will also delve into social engineering techniques that have evolved only with the introduction of cloud technology. It will also look into the ethical ramifications of cloud computing - who is ultimately responsible for maintaining a secure environment when ownership of data is no longer traditional?.