RITS Security: Cloud offers great cover for cyber criminals

With the cloud, what's good for consumers is good for criminals, and there's not much to be done about it, says Vivienne Mee.

25th May, 2014
Dr Vivienne Mee, managing director of Rits Computer Forensics.

Cloud computing has not just reinvented the way people consume IT services, it has changed the ways criminals ply their illegal trade. All the benefits that it brings to people in terms of easy access to computer processing power is precisely what cyber crooks harness to do their dirty work.

''It takes established patterns of illegal activity to a whole new level, said Dr Vivienne Mee, managing director of Rits Computer Forensics. ''Steganography and counter-forensics...

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