July 27, 2010 SDF Cloud Virtual Security

On July 27, 2010 in Palo Alto at VMware, the SDForum Cloud SIG presented 9Proof’s CEO Kelly Robertson “Virtual Security: Simulated freedom from risk or danger?” Traditional security tools for stored data will not work in the cloud of constantly moving data. Robertson comes from a world of firewalls and VPN and explained a number of ways virtual networks can be attacked. He advises data encryption so that while a network might be compromised the data on it will not.

I recommend reading James Downey’s account at:

http://cloudofinnovation.com/articles/virtual-security

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