Cloud computing and data security – Looking before you leap
Cloud computing solutions are the height of fashion. Businesses craving to reduce their costs are looking at creative ways in which IT budgets can be reduced, and cloud computing offers, superficially, a very attractive solution. But how viable is cloud computing as a business solution, and will organisational data be as secure as the hype implies?
This paper explores this and other aspects of cloud computing and provides a useful backgrounder for those considering a cloud based computing solution.