Security Watch: Public vs private debate rumbles on

The public cloud may be safer than many businesses believe, with private solutions requiring large levels of commitment, writes JJ Worrall.

5th May, 2012
Ciaron Nelis, security consultant with BT Ireland.

The phrase 'public versus private' has been the genesis for arguments from the Dáil to the family dinner table in recent years.

Away from the Croke Park agreement or talk of the 'haves and have-nots' though, the phrase is now regularly used in boardroom debates across the nation as companies decide on their cloud strategy.

However, experts warn that both public and private cloud options pose their own security questions. Ciaron Nelis, security...

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