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Cloud Computing Security: Virtualization on Steroids


A few hours ago I finished reading Nicholas Carr’s The Big Switch and was floored by his take on the impending mass adoption of cloud/utility computing and its impacts on information technology and the world. A few minutes ago I read another great piece from InfoWorld, this time on cloud computing and security: The Dangers of Cloud Computing.

I’ve been ranting at The Archimedius Report about virtualization and security and the inherent challenges of securing mobile, state-changing servers. That’s why these paragraphs from Ephraim’s article published Monday set off yet another "implication" for data center and network security, thanks to some insightful comments by Gartner’s chief security analyst John Pescatore:

To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, Cloud Computing Security: VirtSec on Steroids

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