Monday, January 2, 2012

Cloud Security in Choosing a Supplier

Security is important for cloud applications, of that there is no doubt. However, security processes vary among suppliers, and the differences can be significant. For example, encryption is usually an indispensible part of the security structure. Most will offer encryption of some kind, but there are several questions to explore. Who does the encryption and who controls the keys. Is there security on the wire or just when it is in storage? Is the encryption secure when data is transferred from storage to memory and back? These and other questions can make all the difference in the security of a system, For more, check this link.

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