Security is one of the biggest concerns of organizations that are considering migrating some or all of their applications and storage to a cloud service. Now a senior security advisor at Trend Micro says criminals are early adopters of cloud computing, using it to do dirty deeds like running botnetes and hosting phishing sites. What’s the attraction? Availability, scalability and power – the same things legitimate companies are looking for in a computing solution – along with more easily achieved anonymity to hide their identities. This presents a challenge because it makes it more difficult for companies to know what traffic presents a threat and should be blocked. Read more here:
About The Author
Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.