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Cumulonimbus Computing Concerns: Information Security In Public, Private, And Hybrid Cloud Computing, Daniel Adams Apr 2015

Cumulonimbus Computing Concerns: Information Security In Public, Private, And Hybrid Cloud Computing, Daniel Adams

Senior Honors Theses

Companies of all sizes operating in all markets are moving toward cloud computing for greater flexibility, efficiency, and cost savings. The decision of how to adopt the cloud is a question of major security concern due to the fact that control is relinquished over certain portions of the IT ecosystem. This thesis presents the position that the main security decision in moving to cloud computing is choosing which type of cloud to employ for each portion of the network – the hybrid cloud approach. Vulnerabilities that exist on a public cloud will be explored, and recommendations on decision factors will be ...