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About Data Security and Cloud Computing

Because cloud-based services use the Internet, storing data in the cloud can be risky and can mean less control over your data. As an IT manager, how do you decide which kinds of data to store in the cloud, stay compliant with government regulations, and maintain control and protect your data in a cloud-based model? In this section we cover the legal and compliance ramifications of shifting workloads to cloud computing services and how your data is segregated and protected in the cloud. Read news, technical tips and analysis on data security in the cloud, including encrypting data in the cloud, network security for cloud-based enterprise applications, operating system security for cloud based enterprise applications, data security for cloud-based enterprise applications, virtualization security for cloud-based enterprise applications and regulatory issues for cloud-based enterprise applications. This topic also covers security for cloud based applications, identity and access management in the cloud and medical records privacy.