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7/20/2010
07:41 PM
Keith Ferrell
Keith Ferrell
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Slideshow: Cloud Security Pros And Cons

Securing your business in the cloud can offer substantial savings and resources balanced by large and unexpected risks. In this review of cloud security silver linings and storms warnings, we look at some of the brightest and darkest security clouds.
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If you build it, will they come to the cloud? Only if it's secure. Because security concerns always cause hesitation, cloud-based vendors of apps and services have addressed it constantly. And the security industry is itself getting involved, rolling out security certifications for cloud-based businesses. Check the security, reliability and reputation of cloud services before you commit portions of your business to them. In other words, make sure every cloud-based company you do business with protects its resources -- and yours -- with the full array of security tools, technologies and policies.

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