Securing the Cloud: Cloud Computer Security Techniques and Tactics
2011 | ISBN: 1597495921 | 314 pages | PDF | 3,3 MB
As companies turn to cloud computing technology to streamline and save money, security is a fundamental concern. Loss of certain control and lack of trust make this transition difficult unless you know how to handle it. Securing the Cloud discusses making the move to the cloud while securing your peice of it! The cloud offers felxibility, adaptability, scalability, and in the case of security-resilience. This book details the strengths and weaknesses of securing your company's information with different cloud approaches. Attacks can focus on your infrastructure, communications network, data, or services. The author offers a clear and concise framework to secure your business' assets while making the most of this new technology.
Provides a sturdy and stable framework to secure your piece of the cloud, considering alternate approaches such as private vs. public clouds, SaaS vs. IaaS, and loss of control and lack of trust
Discusses the cloud's impact on security roles, highlighting security as a service, data backup and disaster recovery
Details the benefits of moving to the cloud-solving for limited availability of space, power and storage