The cloud plays an integral role in enabling the agility required to take
advantage of new business models and to do so in a very convenient and
cost-effective way. However, this also means that more personal information
and business data will exist in the cloud and be passed back and forth.
Maintaining data integrity is paramount.
Today's approach to security in the cloud may not be sufficient; it doesn't
focus on putting controls close to data, which is now more fluid, and it
doesn't discriminate one set of data from another. All data is not created
equal and should not be treated in the same manner; a one-size fits all model
In this always-connected world, protection measures in the cloud need to
focus on what really matters - the type of data, how it is used, and where it
In order to adequately protect data in the cloud,... (more)