Well-known security experts decipher the most challenging aspect of cloud computing-security
Cloud computing allows for both large and small organizations to have the opportunity to use Internet-based services so that they can reduce start-up costs, lower capital expenditures, use services on a pay-as-you-use basis, access applications only as needed, and quickly reduce or increase capacities. However, these benefits are accompanied by a myriad of security issues, and this valuable book tackles the most common security challenges that cloud computing faces.
The authors offer you years of unparalleled expertise and knowledge as they discuss the extremely challenging topics of data ownership, privacy protections, data mobility, quality of service and service levels, bandwidth costs, data protection, and support.
Begins with an overview of the fundamentals of Cloud computing, and progresses to coverage of service delivery approaches, deployment models, software as a service, platform as a service, and security governance
Tackles the difficult areas of data ownership, privacy protections, bandwidth costs, data protection, and more
Examines Cloud computing risk management, compliance and legal responsibilities of remotely stored and maintained data, life cycle management, and disaster recovery planning from the perspective of the user and the Cloud provider
Addresses handling of incidents and remediation, application security, encryption issues, storage, virtualization mechanisms and vulnerabilities, and access control
As the most current and complete guide to helping you find your way through a maze of security minefields, this book is mandatory reading if you are involved in any aspect of cloud computing.