Cloud computing security

  • October 07, 2009 07 Oct'09

    Learning to let go: A cloud security primer with George Reese

    George Reese, founder of enStratus, talks about some of the new security concerns in cloud computing and reminds us the old ones never left.

  • September 24, 2009 24 Sep'09

    Virtualization vulnerabilities leave clouds insecure

    New research from MIT and UC-San Diego has exposed ground-floor vulnerabilities in public clouds. Attackers can find your virtual machines with ease -- can they exploit them?

  • July 08, 2009 08 Jul'09

    Trusted Cloud Computing Platform proposed to secure IaaS clouds

    Max Planck Institute proposes a way to protect data against security threats as it travels from IT shops to Infrastructure as a Service providers like AWS.

  • July 08, 2009 08 Jul'09

    Private Virtual Infrastructure proposed to address cloud security issues

    The University of Maryland discusses the security requirements for hosting a corporate data center on a third-party service provider's infrastructure.

  • July 02, 2009 02 Jul'09

    Encryption breakthrough promises privacy in the cloud

    Companies may now be able to outsource data analysis without compromising data security and compliance, thanks to fully homomorphic encryption.

  • May 21, 2009 21 May'09

    Cloud security: Sorry, what was that?

    IT shops attempt to square the benefits of cloud computing with a distinct lack of security benchmarks and transparency.

  • March 18, 2009 18 Mar'09

    Privacy org bashes Google cloud

    The EPIC has formally asked the Federal Trade Commission to open an investigation into Google's cloud computing services -- including Gmail, Google Docs, and Picasa -- to determine "the adequacy of ...

  • March 16, 2009 16 Mar'09

    The Rackspace/Mosso PCI Debate

    A few weeks ago Rackspace made an announcement about hosting the first PCI complaint cloud solution. PCI is short for the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, which is a worldwide security ...

  • March 06, 2009 06 Mar'09

    Drug company calls out cloud security concerns

    Eli Lilly and Co. tapped into Amazon Web Services to crunch a vast chunk of data associated with the development of a new drug. Its research time collapsed from three months to two hours, a huge ...

  • November 20, 2008 20 Nov'08

    Symantec 'cloud' service patchy

    This week, Symantec Corp. launched a service that pushes configuration updates to Veritas Cluster Server and Veritas Storage Foundation users specific to that user's environment. It's called ...

  • September 04, 2008 04 Sep'08

    Lock-in, security loom as dark side of compute cloud

    Cloud computing is on a tear. But, ask some viewers, is it a good idea to have XML Schema, process definitions and policies floating out in the cloud? A Mule Source execuctive says the cloud can lead to vendor lock-in too.