Join David Rivers for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding cloud storage security, part of Cloud Computing First Look (2012).
No matter what type of data you're going to be storing in the cloud, you're going to want …it to be secure. So let's look at what cloud storage providers do to keep your data secure. …Keep in mind that most systems will use a combination of the following techniques beginning with …encryption, which is a complex algorithm. It's used to encode your information. …So encrypted data looks like garbage until it's decoded, and users need the encryption …key to decode encrypted data and without it, cracking the encrypted data is extremely difficult.…
It's not impossible, but most hackers simply don't have the necessary computer processing …power required to crack the code. …Then there's authentication processes which are used to protect data, which is simply the …requirement for a user to create a username and a password to access their data. Lastly, …are authorization practices where clients list people who are authorized to access the …data stored on the cloud system and with authorization practices, you can have multiple levels of …
David also presents an overview of migration and common cloud technologies as you contemplate a move to the cloud, including Google Apps, Microsoft Windows Live, and more. The final chapter outlines how to evaluate the ongoing effectiveness of the cloud for your business.
- Understanding the components and infrastructure of the cloud
- Working with storage and database services
- Understanding the benefits of cloud computing
- Assessing security risks
- Obtaining cloud storage
- Working with Google Apps, Windows Live, iCloud, and more
- Migrating to the cloud
- Training others on cloud use
Skill Level Beginner
1. Cloud Computing Basics
2. Evaluate whether Cloud Computing Is Right for Your Business
3. Explore Cloud Storage
4. Explore Cloud Tools
5. Migrate to the Cloud
Securing data2m 26s
6. Evaluate Cloud Performance in Your Business
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