We all know what the cloud providers say: their services will be just as secure as your own on-premise servers. In fact, they’ll be more secure because they can invest more in security and have more expertise at it.
We also know that many businesses aren’t buying it. They say security is one of their biggest concerns when considering a move to the cloud, and they aren’t convinced that their applications and data will be protected while floating around “out there.” What’s the real story?
In this NetworkWorld Tech Debate, Harold Moss at IBM and Jim Zierick at BeyondTrust represent opposing sides of the argument, and both make some valid and interesting points. If you and your organization are still straddling the fence on whether or not to “cloudify” your operations, be sure to read this before you make a decision.