Private Cloud Security: Six Key Attributes For Success

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    Leah Gabriel Nurik

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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.
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.
This article was originally published on 2010-11-15