Cloud Security Planning (Intel Guide)

Creating a cloud computing security plan should be the first consideration when switching to a cloud computing system. Whether you’re looking at creating a private cloud or leveraging a public cloud, you need to have a security strategy. Security breaches can be the direct causes of service interruptions and can contribute to lower service levels. Also, data theft resulting from a security breach could result in a real or perceived breach of customers’ trust in your organization. Cloud computing has unique security risks. Therefore, your strategy has to take this different computing model into account. Security risks, threats, and breaches can come in so many forms and from so many places that many companies take a comprehensive approach to security management across IT and the business. The following two links deal with the planning guide to effective cloud security planning.

Cloud Security Planning
Cloud security planning guide
Cloud Security checklist planning