Without adequate security and governance, clouds have little business value. An IT service can be important in many ways. The continuous and efficient performance of the service can be vital to the profitability of the enterprise. An online business cannot be profitable if its web site is unavailable or cannot process orders. A manufacturer that depends on just-in-time inventory is in serious trouble if its cloud-based inventory system is unavailable. Unauthorized or malicious access to the service may cause substantial damage or expose the enterprise to legal penalties. We have all read news stories about businesses that have lost control of private information such as credit card numbers and the effects on their business. Regulatory compliance may require organizations to report regularly and accurately on artifacts such as the integrity and security of financial reports.
KeywordsCloud Provider Resource Owner Security Assertion Markup Language Cloud Consumer Basic Authentication
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