Cloud Computing Security Explained

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HP has a team of Cloud Advisors tasked with providing education on a variety of cloud computing challenges. As part of my Oracle Open World coverage, I spoke with two of the Cloud Advisors, Lee Kedrie and Archie Reed. A good portion of the discussion centered around cloud computing security and the challenges faced in creating a secure computing environment in the cloud. You can see that discussion in the two video segments here.

In addition to speaking on cloud computing security, Archie Reed has also written a fairly comprehensive introduction to securing your cloud infrastructure in the ebook Silver Clouds, Dark Lining.The first video defines cloud computing to provide a jumping off point for the discussion and then launches into some of the security challenges of cloud computing.

In video number two, the discussion continues with some real world examples of how cloud computing security gets implemented.