Cloud computing is luring more businesses with its promise of minimal maintenance and low costs. But are companies putting their data at risk?
A new, free report released Friday by the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) outlines the benefits and potential pitfalls of cloud computing. Based on an ongoing survey, the 123-page report, "Cloud Computing: Benefits, Risks and Recommendations for Information Security" (PDF), also offers recommendations to businesses on how to minimize the risks of entrusing their data to a cloud provider.
The benefits of cloud computing as described by ENISA are clear. Business content and … Read more