Forum latest

Gartner: Seven cloud-computing security risks
Security
Written by Daniel   
Friday, 04 July 2008 12:44

 Cloud computing is picking up traction with businesses, but before you jump into the cloud, you should know the unique security risks it entails

By Jon Brodkin, Network World
July 02, 2008
InfoWorld

 Cloud computing is fraught with security risks, according to analyst firm Gartner. Smart customers will ask tough questions and consider getting a security assessment from a neutral third party before committing to a cloud vendor, Gartner says in a June report titled "Assessing the Security Risks of Cloud Computing.

"Cloud computing has "unique attributes that require risk assessment in areas such as data integrity, recovery, and privacy, and an evaluation of legal issues in areas such as e-discovery, regulatory compliance, and auditing," Gartner says.  [Comments..]

 

See also

None found.


Hardware | Windows | Linux | Security | Mobile Devices | Gaming
Tech Business | Editorial | General News | folding@home

Forum | Download Files

Copyright ©2001 - 2012, AOA Forums.  All rights reserved.

Alliance of Overclocking Arts

Links monetized by VigLink

Don't Click Here Don't Click Here Either