The purpose of this book has been to act as a guide to the possibilities open to those looking to adopt Cloud computing in a risk-managed manner. In order to do so, I have adopted a fairly standard format; an introduction to the problem space, a review of past work, a suggested approach and then examples of how that approach can be implemented.

I have not tried to be exhaustive, overly comprehensive or dictatorial in tone. My aim has been to suggest an approach and a set of controls for your consideration: only you, your business stakeholders and security subject matter experts can decide which controls are appropriate for your particular application or service (with help from your regulators where applicable). ...

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