The cloud as security enabler

While everyone else is arguing over the risks that are associated with cloud computing, Marc Solomon over at SecurityWeek says we’re overlooking the potential for the cloud to become the great security enabler, by virtue of its computing power, vast amount of storage and shared infrastructure. In other words, the cloud’s power could help to alleviate one of the biggest headaches involved in IT security – the negative impact on performance. The processing resources required for security measures such as strong encryption can be offloaded to the cloud. Read here about more ways the cloud can enable better security:

http://www.securityweek.com/every-cloud-has-silver-lining-leveraging-cloud-security-enabler

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