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There are no absolutes, particularly when it comes to security, but the cloud can be a safe place to store sensitive personal and financial data if managed properly, according to a prominent data security firm.
Written by Chris Smith
Securing the cloud is not a slam dunk, but as an increasing number of companies look to the cloud as a means to reduce cost and increase agility, the need to secure the cloud is upon us. Unfortunately, the skills necessary for most IT professionals to assume responsibility for ensuring reliable cloud security are lacking, according to a new survey.
The 2011 RSA conference concluded this week in San Francisco with a sense that security is more important than ever given threats from hostile nations and organizations including al-Qaeda. Nevertheless, business is determined to move applications and data to the cloud because of the dramatic cost and flexibility advantages that the cloud promises. However, securing the cloud takes special skillsâskills that most IT security practitioners today don't possess.
Remember the "good old days" when all we had to worry about was a simple "new-century problem" known as Y2K? Many companies rolled up their sleeves, dug in, and handled that project with fixes: rebuilding, recompiling, and re?creating code.