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Cloud Computing for Spies?

Jan 26, 2012 |

US intelligence agencies look to cloud computing to promote better cross-agency communication without compromising security.

Quantum Computing Holds Key to Perfect Cloud Security

Jan 23, 2012 |

Blind quantum computing protocol preserves the privacy of user data in the cloud.

Insurance Companies Negotiate New Risks

Aug 22, 2011 |

Risk-averse industries are still considering clouds but security and availability concerns persist for mission-critical applications.

Providers in Liability Limbo

May 18, 2011 |

When the cloud is used for nefarious purposes as in the case of the Amazon/Sony issue, who’s to blame?

New Season, Same Umbrella

May 16, 2011 |

Scott Clark argues that the more similar that we can make cloud infrastructures to the
enterprise infrastructures we have today, the more comfortable customers
will be with using cloud from a security perspective.

Oracle’s Vertical Line to Life Sciences, Healthcare

May 3, 2011 |

Oracle honed its focus on key markets to convince users that cost, security and compliance, are best handled in a specialized cloud environment.

CTO Panel: Are Public Clouds Ripe for Mission Critical Applications?

Feb 15, 2011 |

This week we gathered the opinions of five technical leaders from cloud service companies to gauge their views on customer reception of the idea of placing mission-critical applications on public resources. Just as important as the initial question about the viability of public clouds for core apps is a secondary query—for those that did decide to send mission-critical apps to the public cloud, what was the driving factor?

Security in Cloud Computing Not So Different from Security in Telco

Jan 4, 2011 |

During a recent “Cloud Computing in Telecom” SCOPE workshop, presenters and attendees expressed considerable interest in cloud security. Presenter Rao Vasireddy of Alcatel-Lucent, who advocated using “secure by design” principles to secure the cloud, talked to Leslie Gurth from SCOPE about his presentation.

HP Announces Cinematic G-Cloud for Government Evaluation

Nov 22, 2010 |

Currently in the testbed stage, HP Labs is presenting the G-Cloud as a Minority Report-esque demo to public sector IT pros to show how services can be constructed from hosted components with a management layer on top—and of course, with one security feature piled atop another.

NSF Funds Multi-University Project on Cloud Trustworthiness

Oct 19, 2010 |

The National Science Foundation has granted $3 million to three American universities as they seek to unravel the complex relationship between cloud security and privacy in the context of service-level agreements.