HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
<<  <  Page 3/3
Jennifer Campbell
User Rank
Gold
Re: Security is an issue no matter what
Jennifer Campbell   1/23/2013 8:58:17 PM
NO RATINGS
I agree, Chuck -- the more sophisticated systems and procedures get, the more sophisticated the hackers will get.

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Security is an issue no matter what
Charles Murray   1/23/2013 7:30:06 PM
NO RATINGS
I agree, Cabe. Virtually every expert says there is no perfect solution. Security experts say that all operating systems can be compromised, even those used in tanks, bombers and planes. However unlikely, it can happen.

Cabe Atwell
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Security is an issue no matter what
Cabe Atwell   1/23/2013 3:58:25 PM
NO RATINGS
Encryption can be broken, firewalls breeched, even secrets printed. There really is no perfect solution. If governments can be "hacked," nothing is safe. I think the worst part is losing the data when servers/harddrives crash. The cloud needs more work.

Putting all your data eggs in the basket of any cloud service is asking for a bad day.

C

naperlou
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Security is an issue no matter what
naperlou   1/23/2013 12:45:50 PM
NO RATINGS
Elizabeth, the security problems with the cloud are a big concern for many businesses.  I have run into small and medium businesses that will not go cloud becuase of the concerns.  A majority of these firms are not in the cloud, so it is potentially a growth area. 

One issue for users of cloud computing is that there may not be a way to know you have been hacked.  If you are using cloud at the level or IaaS you are responsible for just about everything.  If you are using SaaS, you are dependent on the service vendor.  Many of these do not have a track record, or the deep pockets to make things right if there is a problem.  Right now it is a problem.

Elizabeth M
User Rank
Blogger
Security is an issue no matter what
Elizabeth M   1/23/2013 7:12:40 AM
NO RATINGS
I'm not a technologist but I have been watching and writing about cloud computing for years, back even when its adoption was expected to happen much more quickly. I have heard the argument against the cloud that data was not secure for years. I understand it's a valid point, but I have always thought and still think that any system with weak security (whether in-house, local, hybrid or purely cloud-based) is going to be vulnerable to data leaks or intrusion if proper security is not in place. If proper security is implemented on a cloud-based system, the data on it also should remain secure. Sure, security meansures may need to be more sophisticated, but as the cloud has evolved so has security technology. Anyway, that's just my two cents!

<<  <  Page 3/3


Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
As part of a new DARPA project, Jan Scheuermann, a quadriplegic woman, was able to use neural implants to control a F-35 fighter jet in a simulator.
An app for your Android phone finds lighter materials for your design and even tells you how much each will save (or cost) you.
Italian robot maker Comau Robotics has introduced the small, quick Racer999 robot for assembly and packaging.
Using wireless chips and accessories, engineers can now extract data from the unlikeliest of places -- pumps, motors, bridges, conveyors, refineries, cooling towers, parking garages, down-hole drills and just about anything else that can benefit from monitoring.
With strong marketplace demand for qualified engineers across the board that currently outstrips the available supply, there may never be a better time for engineers and project managers to advance their careers and salaries. Whether those moves are successful in the short-term and long-term is likely to depend on how the transition from one job to the next is handled.
More:Blogs|News
Design News Webinar Series
2/25/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
12/11/2014 8:00 a.m. California / 11:00 a.m. New York
12/10/2014 8:00 a.m. California / 11:00 a.m. New York
11/19/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Mar 9 - 13, Implementing Motor Control Designs with MCUs and FPGAs: An Introduction and Update
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  67


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2015 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service