Oh no! Not again! Another massive data breach: 106 million individuals have their data stolen. This time it is from Capital One. All the data was located on Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform. Is the cloud safe?
We were told that adoption of cloud computing in its early days was slowed due to concerns about security. Now, we hear that a huge bank that has adopted the cloud with relish has had over a hundred million records lifted right off the cloud. The story has been well covered in the press but here is a quick synopsis: