Increasing Awareness of the Multijurisdictional Nature of Cloud Computing

Author:
Kara Nance, Amelia Phillips
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313.69 kB
Date:
01 July 2011
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Tasked with a goal of increasing profits for their shareholders, corporations are fleeing to the cloud to help defray some of the costs of doing business. Unfortunately, much of this mass migration is being done without adequate consideration for the security implications of moving to a potentially multi-jurisdictional environment. In this paper, we explore cloud service consumers from an educational perspective and provide discussion of some scenarios that can be used in an academic setting to increase awareness of some of the important security considerations that should be investigated prior to making a move to a cloud platform.

Increasing Awareness of the Multijurisdictional Nature of Cloud Computing