09 Feb Cloud security not so secure?
Over the past two days I’ve been attending sessions at the Security Practitioners Conference, which is run as a component of The Open Group Conference in San Diego. Much of the content yesterday focused on security in the cloud, with bigwigs from Salesforce.com, Amazon Web Services, IBM and the like stepping in front of the crowd to pitch their security controls and quell some of the qualms currently keeping many organizations from dipping their data into the cloud.
While some of the controls may be robust, I’m going to throw my lot in with Eric Maiwald, vice president and research director of risk management strategies for Burton Group Security , who hosted an end-of-the-day wrap panel and started it by saying, “I’ve been listening here today and I don’t know if I should be encouraged or really depressed.”
Read full article