Technology paradigm shifts are nothing new to the business world. Cloud computing, however, presents companies with new challenges of weighing security risks against the efficiencies and competitive advantages using the cloud offers.
Fortunately, when it comes to a number of the most prominently discussed cloud security risks, one proven technology stands ready to address them: Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates. These certificates use SSL encryption and authentication, long established as one of the primary security standards of computing and the Internet. Among organizations’ many choices for protecting themselves in the cloud, SSL encryption and authentication are no brainers for secure transfer of sensitive information between online parties.
Read the full article by Michael Lin, Senior Director of Trust Services at Symantec here