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Secure Cloud Computing: Why Layering Is the Best Approach

Studies show that concerns about security, while declining, remain top of mind among organizations that either use or intend to use cloud computing. As a result, discussion of a layered approach to cloud security has ramped up in recent months – among vendors in particular – as a single layer, such as network firewalls, proves insufficient. With that in mind, improving a company's security posture will depend on the cloud service provider, making supplier selection critical.

  • Understand businesses' security concerns about migrating to cloud computing
  • Identify the growing number and variety of cloud security threats and their countermeasures
  • Discover seven layers needed for secure cloud computing