Hacked Treasury sites raise questions about cloud

Alan Paller, Director of research, SANS Institute

wfedstaff |

We told you yesterday that a number of websites belonging to the Department of the Treasury were hacked.

And those sites were in the cloud.

The security issue has been dogging cloud computing advocates for some time. Will this incident change that discussion — and should it?

Alan Paller is director of research for the SANS Institute and brings us analysis.