Adoption of cloud computing is clearly a strategic direction for many companies. The
convergence of inexpensive computing, pervasive mobility, and virtualization technologies has created a platform for more agile and cost-effective business applications and IT infrastructure. The cloud is forcing the novel and thoughtful application of security controls, creating a demand for best practices in the security program and governance regimes. Cloud Security and Privacy provides a guide to assist those who are wrestling with building security in the cloud. This book is a great starting point for the cloud computing journey.