Cloud Computing: HP Top Security Threats Webinar

The Cloud Security Alliance in cooperation with HP have released the “Top Threats to Cloud Computing”. The top threats are:

  • Abuse and Nefarious Use of Cloud Computing
  • Insecure Interfaces and APIs
  • Malicious Insiders
  • Shared Technology Issues
  • Data Loss or Leakage
  • Account or Service Hijacking
  • Unknown Risk Profile

The first point mentioned, “Abuse and Nefarious Use of Cloud Computing” covers credit card fraud, spammers, credential cracking, DDoS and Botnets. For the full report see the Cloud Security Association website. Or sign up for HP’s live webcast, “Seven Deadly Sins of Cloud Computing” scheduled for 3/23.

~ by D. Dieterle on March 4, 2010.

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