Preface

This book began in a conference room with the realization that cloud services are exploding, and the open nature of them as well as the ease of their use means anyone can sign up for a service. This may be completely outside of the context and control of the company’s security organization as well as its traditional information technology group. Storing business data with another provider could put the company at risk, and there is a potential liability that exposes the company to. It seemed like a good idea to think about and talk about how to make use of cloud services in a way that encourages businesses to think about how they could benefit from them while also educating their people to the risks as well as the rewards of cloud ...

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