Editor’s Pick: Understanding Cloud Security Standards

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Gunnar Peterson on Understanding Cloud Security Standards, Part 3

Gunnar Peterson on Understanding Cloud Security Standards, Part 3

In this Editor’s Pick, Gunnar Peterson blogs about cloud security standards. In part 3 of a series, he talks about security cloud authorization and access and the importance of centralization using gateways as a policy enforcement point. He describes four “anti-patterns” that enterprises should avoid as they move to the cloud and how fine-grained authorization and centralized, attribute-based access controls can close the gaps in cloud security by providing a dynamic perimeter that manages access control across integrated, distributed applications consumed by mobile devices. He goes on to explain why gateways are ideal for providing policy enforcement.

Read Gunnar Peterson’s blog entry from January 23, 2012 >