Security considerations while migrating business applications to cloud infrastructure


Cloud Computing has emerged as an effective alternative to organization-based information systems. In the traditional approach, companies invested in the hardware and software and created their own Information Systems departments. Over a decade, this technology has matured quite a bit and many new cloud service providers have emerged. Among these cloud service providers the leaders are Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Rackspace, and Salesforce (See related post – NextGen … Continue reading Security considerations while migrating business applications to cloud infrastructure

ISF advises firms on cloud computing security


Not-for-profit body the Information Security Forum (ISF) today released a new report detailing ways in which firms can minimise data security risks when moving to cloud computing environments. Working with its member organisations, the ISF has produced Security Implications of Cloud Computing, which covers various areas including how to manage user identities and credentials, third-party service providers, legal and regulatory issues and how to protect … Continue reading ISF advises firms on cloud computing security