'Security in the cloud' is not the way to go

Wednesday, 15 February 2006, 10:16 AM EST

One of the basic philosophies of security is defense in-depth: overlapping systems designed to provide security even if one of them fails. An example is a firewall coupled with an intrusion-detection system (IDS). Defense in-depth provides security because there's no single point of failure and no assumed single vector for attacks.

At Computerworld.

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