Re: OT: how safe is "the cloud"?

Subject: Re: OT: how safe is "the cloud"?
From: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2012 10:36:58 -0700

On 6/7/2012 10:04 AM, Ken Stitzel wrote:

Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> responded:
It was an Amazon cloud product that facilitated the LinkedIn troubles. Is the cloud really safe?

First, I'm not sure how Amazon contributed to the LinkedIn failure. I don't
know if the failure was _because_ something was a cloud product. Or did a
security breach happen on something that just happened to run on the cloud
but could just as easily have been hacked no matter where it ran? (If you
have a pointer to more info, please let me know.)

I do not understand the technology involved, but the Amazon cloud has some involvement in hacking.

http://www.informationweek.com/news/security/NAC/228300239




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