Thursday, November 19, 2009

Federated key management and cloud computing

Cloud computing creates some hard problems for information security professionals. Some of these deal with arcane compliance issues. Others deal with keeping data in the cloud safe.

The easiest way to keep data in the cloud safe is to encrypt it, but that causes all sorts of key management problems that are just as hard as the original security problems. You can read more about this, as well as potential ways to solve this problem on the SC Magazine web site here.

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