Tom Olzak

Cloud Security – Extend Your Risk Framework

In Cloud Computing on April 3, 2010 at 11:54

From a security analysis perspective, use of cloud services is the same as using internal services. It only presents unacceptable business risk if analysts fail to apply formal risk framework processes and effectively deal with gaps.

Yes, this is a pretty strong opening statement. But security professionals and businesses who see cloud services as high-risk solutions to be avoided do so at their peril. Organizations that get it can safely implement cloud services, reducing costs. improving customer satisfaction, and enhancing competitive advantage. Here’s how this might be done.

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