Beta
×

Welcome to the Slashdot Beta site -- learn more here. Use the link in the footer or click here to return to the Classic version of Slashdot.

Thank you!

Before you choose to head back to the Classic look of the site, we'd appreciate it if you share your thoughts on the Beta; your feedback is what drives our ongoing development.

Beta is different and we value you taking the time to try it out. Please take a look at the changes we've made in Beta and  learn more about it. Thanks for reading, and for making the site better!

Study shows cloud provider security better than on-premise

dcraid (1021423) writes | more than 2 years ago

Cloud 0

dcraid (1021423) writes "Houston-based provider of security SaaS and managed security services, analyzed data gathered from its base of more than 1,500 customers with IT infrastructure either in-house or with cloud or hosted service provider environments. According to the study, which ran from July 2010 to June 2011, service provider environments showed lower frequency rates for every class of security incident and experienced a narrower set of threats.

At the same time, on-premise environments were 12 times more likely to have misconfiguration issues that could open the door to attackers and also a higher rate of Web application attacks.

“The data doesn’t support the notion that service providers are less secure,” said Urvish Vashi, vice president of marketing at Alert Logic."

Link to Original Source

cancel ×

0 comments

Sorry! There are no comments related to the filter you selected.

Check for New Comments
Slashdot Login

Need an Account?

Forgot your password?

Submission Text Formatting Tips

We support a small subset of HTML, namely these tags:

  • b
  • i
  • p
  • br
  • a
  • ol
  • ul
  • li
  • dl
  • dt
  • dd
  • em
  • strong
  • tt
  • blockquote
  • div
  • quote
  • ecode

"ecode" can be used for code snippets, for example:

<ecode>    while(1) { do_something(); } </ecode>