Stephane Charbonneau

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In recent years, enterprises and government organizations have started shifting their IT infrastructures to a cloud computing and software-as-a-service model in an effort to lower costs and drive operational efficiencies. With the shift toward less IT infrastructure management, cloud services offer organizations a powerful way to increase their focus on core business practices and focus less on managing IT. By conducting more and more business through the cloud, organizations are also introducing a new set of concerns when it comes to the security and privacy of data. Leading analyst firms such as Forrester and Gartner have identified cloud security as a major area of concern as organizations move toward increasing the amount of data in the cloud. Primary concerns include the viability of cloud vendors, user access, data privacy, regulatory compliance and data loca... (more)