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Publication Date: May 2011
As companies turn to burgeoning cloud computing technology to streamline and save money, security is a fundamental concern. Loss of certain control and lack of trust make this transition difficult unless you know how to handle it. Securing the Cloud discusses making the move to the cloud while securing your piece of it! The cloud offers flexibility, adaptability, scalability, and in the case of security-resilience. This book details the strengths and weaknesses of securing your company's information with different cloud approaches. Attacks can focus on your infrastructure, communications network, data, or services. The author offers a clear and concise framework to secure your business' assets while making the most of this new technology.
Vic (J.R.) Winkler
Vic (J.R.) Winkler is a Senior Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton, providing technical consultation to U.S. Government clients. He is a published InfoSec and cyber security researcher as well as an expert in intrusion/anomaly detection.
Introduction Chapter 1. Introduction to Cloud Computing and Security Chapter 2. Cloud Computing Architecture Chapter 3. Security Concerns, Risk Issues, and Legal Aspects Chapter 4. Securing the Cloud: Architecture Chapter 5. Securing the Cloud: Data Security Chapter 6. Securing the Cloud: Key Strategies and Best Practices Chapter 7. Security Criteria: Building an Internal Cloud Chapter 8. Security Criteria: Selecting an External Cloud Provider Chapter 9. Evaluating Cloud Security: An Information Security Framework Chapter 10. Operating a Cloud