Introduction Chapter 1: Cloud Computing - a Refresher What is Cloud Computing? Essential characteristics of Cloud Computing Cloud service models Cloud deployment models The benefits of Cloud Computing Chapter 2: Cloud Security and Compliance - Setting the Stage Perspectives on security: TO, FOR and FROM the Cloud The importance of data classification and process maturity Chapter 3: Security and Privacy in the Cloud31 Data protection and privacy Identity and access management Segregation of duties Incident response Patch and configuration management Physical security Chapter 4: Compliance in the Cloud Multinational considerations Business continuity and disaster recovery (DR) Log and audit trail management Specific regulatory requirements Legal issues Chapter 5: Recommendations for Effective Cloud Security and Compliance Final word ITG Resources
Sumner Blount has been associated with the development and marketing of software products for over 25 years. He has managed the large computer operating system development group at Digital Equipment and Prime Computer, and was Director of Software for Pathway Designs. Sumner came to CA Technologies in 2004, where he has served in the Security and the GRC product marketing groups. He currently is the Director of Security Solutions and focuses primarily on compliance issues. He is the author of several industry journal articles, and has spoken at a number of industry conferences. Rob Zanella is Vice President of IT Compliance and Security for CA, and is responsible for all compliance and security activities within Information Technology. Rob joined CA in 2005, as Director of Internal Audit, to develop the company's first IT Audit practice. Upon establishing the practice, Rob next assumed responsibility for the IT Compliance function to advise on controls optimization opportunities and to manage CA's IT risk and controls profile. Rob has over 25 years of IT experience in operations, software development, project management, auditing, compliance and security.