Top 5 cloud security trends in 2011

Tuesday - 12/21/2010, 3:00pm EST

What kind of cloud computing threats should chief security officers and IT security professionals look out for in 2011?

CSO Online outlines five cloud security trends.

Smart phone data sharing is a top concern, as more users access large amounts of data on the devices of their choice.

Other ongoing issues include the need for better access controls and identity management and better compliance with the different processes required for managing data in the cloud.

The developing risk of multiple cloud tenants and the emergence of cloud standards and certifications round out the list.

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