Cloud computing is changing the way enterprises do business. Technology has long been a facilitator for business processes, so cloud computing is not unusual in that regard. Few technologies, however, have been adapted as rapidly or have had the wide-reaching ripple effects of cloud computing.
Security is a concern with any new technology but by its very nature, cloud computing impacts not just what is in the cloud but also the security of the entire enterprise. If the cloud is the weakest link in the security chain, the entire enterprise will feel its vulnerability.
In this whitepaper, you will learn about:
- Internal technology services that lack resources, rigor or efficiencies are prime candidates for the cloud
- Understand the business and regulatory requirements around the data to be moved to the cloud
- Know your cloud provider's security and privacy commitments, and what responsibilities you retain