Private Cloud Security: Six Key Attributes For Success
Virtualized security controls and private clouds are the next big wave for the enterprise, according to research firm Gartner. Whether it's a physical or virtualized data center or a private cloud, Gartner says security fundamentals don't change: ensuring confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, access, and auditing is still crucial. But what does a secure network look like in the "cloud"-y world? Gartner provides six attributes that are essential to ensuring tight network security in an era where private clouds become the norm.
Physical Appliances Replaced by "on-Demand"
When it comes to private clouds, Gartner says traditional silo-ed security deployments on physical appliances won't cut it. Instead, delivering security solutions through a service model will help security controls to adapt and protect information and workloads where needed.
Along with partners, such as Dell and Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft ha...