12 AUTHENTICATING THE CLOUD
While much has been discussed about the security of applications and data in the cloud, there tends to be a blind spot when it comes to authentication. Dave Abraham, CEO at Signify, sheds some light on the issue.
While the cost benefits of using applications in the cloud have proved to be compelling for some, many still have major concerns about the security, policy and legal implications of implementing cloud services. In particular, there has been a great deal of debate about the protection and governance of any sensitive data residing on third-party data centres and about it being accessed remotely. Yet, despite all the very public concerns about the security of applications and data in the cloud, there