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Cloud Computing is Here to Stay

Managing security effectively is critical when sharing data over the internet

  • Naushad K. Cherrayil, Staff Reporter
  • Gulf News
  • November 27, 2009

Dubai: Online security, server crashes, disaster recovery, data theft, cyber crime… these are just some of the challenges faced by businesses worldwide.

How does one handle them? The solution lies with the information technology departments and their heads — usually chief technology officers. Bruce Schneier is one such person.

Schneier was in Dubai for the recent World Economic Forum summit, where he participated in discussions on the future of the internet.

Quite unlike some of his peers, Schneier is refreshingly candid, forthright and humorous when discussing cyber security…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.