Compliance and the Cloud

Posted by M. Ursula Herrmann
Crain’s Cleveland Business Guest Blog Post of 4-20-12

Cloud Computing ComplianceCloud Computing presents some great cost saving and efficiency benefits to most businesses, but we continually advise clients to exercise care when moving their data and applications to the Cloud.  A good example – compliance and adherance to industry regulations can be even more problematic if you’re using providers in the Cloud.  This blog post from Crain’s Cleveland Business covers:

    • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (aka PCI DSS, or just PCI) regarding credit card processing
    • SAS 70 Certification
    • CSA CCM (Cloud Security Alliance Cloud Controls Matrix)

Follow this link to Crain’s Cleveland Business to read the full post:  Cloud Computing Compliance

Cloud Computing ComplianceIf you are interested to learn more about finding IT solutions “in the cloud,” we highly recommend this book from Dell as a must-have guide. Chapters include:

    • Defining Cloud Computing and Software as a Service
    • Benefits, concerns, privacy regarding using resources in the cloud
    • Cloud computing security
    • Migrating to and integrating Cloud IT Solutions
    • and more…

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