'Cloud Computing' are the words on everyone's lips - it's the latest technology, the way forward. But how safe is the Cloud? Is it reliable? How secure will your information be?
Cloud Computing: Assessing the risks looks at these challenges from a real-world perspective, with industry experts sharing experiences and answers to these 'unknowns'. This book provides an up-to-date, clear, concise and comprehensive guide to Cloud Computing, giving invaluable insights to the various risks and challenges associated with the Cloud.
Written by three internationally renowned experts, this book will ensure that your expectations of Cloud are both realistic and practical, while showing you how to manage the risks and challenges effectively. You will learn how to seize the many business opportunities and potential benefits Cloud Computing offers, minimising disruption and unforeseen challenges by successfully managing the associated risks and threats. You will also discover how Cloud can benefit your security, governance, risk, and compliance practices, as well as its potential benefits for business continuity and disaster recovery.
The legal implications of international data protection and privacy laws are a vital aspect of Cloud Computing. This book will teach you how to protect your most critical business assets and secure a long and successful path to Cloud Computing.
Jared Carstensen is an internationally renowned information technology and information security specialist. Jared has led numerous flagship projects around the world, and has been a featured guest speaker on information security and best practice on events from the USA to South Africa.
Bernard Golden is the CEO of a Cloud Computing consultancy. He is the Cloud Computing Advisor for CIO Magazine, an award-winning blogger, and a well-known writer and speaker on Cloud Computing.
JP Morgenthal is one of the world's foremost experts in IT strategy and Cloud Computing. He is a respected author and is the Lead Cloud Computing Editor for InfoQ.
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About the Author
Jared Carstensen is an internationally recognised and renowned information security specialist working for Deloitte & Touche. He is a certified industry professional by the International Information Systems Security Consortium (ISC)2, Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), British Standards Institute (BSI), Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), City & Guilds, and the NCC (UK).
Jared has contributed and led projects for numerous Fortune 500 companies, government and state bodies, financial institutions, large multinationals, intelligence and law enforcements bodies, and blue-chip firms around the world. These include projects in Ireland, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Nigeria, South Africa and the United States. Jared has also led a number of highly complex flagship projects in West Africa, South Africa and the United States.
He regularly contributes as a member of the following organisations – International Information Systems Security Consortium (ISC)2, Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), the British Standards Institute (BSI), and Standards.org.
Jared has been a featured speaker at numerous international events on security and best-practice related topics, and was selected as a member of the IT Governance Expert Panel (10+ Domains) and an advisory panel member for Standards.org.
Bernard Golden is the CEO of HyperStratus, a Silicon Valley Cloud Computing consultancy which works with clients throughout the world. Bernard is the Cloud Computing Advisor for CIO Magazine and an award-winning blogger. He has been described as a Top 100 ’Most Powerful Voice‘ in security. He is a well-known writer and speaker on Cloud Computing.
JP Morgenthal is one of the world's foremost experts in IT strategy and Cloud Computing. He has been applying technology solutions to complex business problems for more than 25 years. He is a respected author and is the Lead Cloud Computing Editor for InfoQ. JP is also President of the Cloud Security Alliance Washington DC, USA Chapter.
Table of Contents
1. Cloud Computing Explained; 2. How Cloud Computing Changes Security, Governance, Risk and Compliance; 3. Governance of Cloud Computing; 4. Cloud Computing Top Security Risks; 5. Assessing Security in the Cloud; 6. Cloud Computing Application Security; 7. Organisational Risks Associated with Cloud Computing; 8. Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery in Cloud Computing; 9. Investigations and Forensics in the Cloud; 10. Cloud Computing Borders - National and International Deployment; 11. Evaluating Compliance in the Cloud; 12. Where Cloud Computing is Heading.