The rise of Cloud Computing, with services delivered “in the cloud”, offers businesses incredible power and flexibility. It promises the efficient use of human and financial capital resources, reducing infrastructure and operation costs. It proposes a model of computing that is effective at meeting the demands of business in a rapidly changing environment.
One of the most difficult challenges related to Cloud Computing, revolves around the security and compliance issues associated with it. This is a major concern and will continue to be so, with the ever increasing onslaught of regulations impacting security controls.
This pocket guide explains and highlights some of the key security and compliance issues surrounding Cloud adoption, and provides helpful insight into how they can be addressed. It:
- discusses Cloud deployment methods and the benefits of Cloud Computing
- highlights the security and privacy considerations to keep in mind when planning your Cloud strategy
- details some of the key compliance challenges that you will need to address, including multinational considerations, business continuity and disaster recovery, legal issues and specific regulatory requirements.
A quick, easy-to-read guide to adopting Cloud technology.
1: Cloud Computing – a Refresher
2: Cloud Security and Compliance – Setting the Stage
3: Security and Privacy in the Cloud
4: Compliance in the Cloud
5: Recommendations for Effective Cloud Security and Compliance