Cloud Matrix assesses cloud computing security

Tuesday - 2/15/2011, 3:15pm EST

Marlin Pohlman, global research director, Cloud Security Alliance, and chief governance officer, EMC

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The Obama administration has implemented a cloud first policy for IT, asking agencies to reevaluate their technology budgets to make cloud computing a priority.

But there's a problem - no universal standard for cloud computing. The Cloud Security Alliance has stepped in with the launch of a Cloud Control Matrix. Marlin Pohlman, the global research director at the Cloud Security Alliance and chief governance officer at EMC, explains how the matrix works.

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