Public cloud encryption: Encrypted cloud storage options for enterprises

This special presentation is part of's Enterprise Cloud Security School lesson, "Cloud security fundamentals for enterprises" featuring Rich Mogull of Securosis.

Multi-tenancy is a slippery slope that some organizations have to understand and consider carefully before entering into a cloud computing engagement with a provider. 

This video presentation explains what an organization needs to know about how these shared resources and describes how public cloud encryption techniques can offer additional control in multi-tenancy environments. The presentation also features a live demo on how to encrypt a drive in the cloud.

About the speaker:
Rich Mogull is the founder and analyst of information security research and advisory firm Securosis. He has more than 20 years experience in information security, physical security, and risk management. He specializes in data security, application security, emerging security technologies, and security management. Prior to founding Securosis, Rich was a Research Vice President at Gartner on the security team where he also served as research co-chair for the Gartner Security Summit. Prior to his seven years at Gartner, Rich worked as an independent consultant, Web application developer, software development manager at the University of Colorado, and systems and network administrator.

Editor's note: This presentation was originally recorded in March, 2012.

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