For many records and information management (RIM) professionals, cloud computing resembles a traditional hosting service: information storage or applications are outsourced to a third-party provider and accessed by the organization through a network connection. However, the information, applications, and processing power in a cloud infrastructure are distributed across many servers and stored along with other customers' information, separated only by logical isolation mechanisms. This presents both new RIM challenges and benefits.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||IEEE Security & Privacy|
|Publication status||Published - 01 Dec 2011|