List the security advantages of cloud-based solutions

Week 8 DiscussionThis is a required assignment worth 15 points (15-points/1000-points). Assignment must be submitted by the due date. No late assignments are allowed. Please discuss the following topics and provide substantive comments to at least two other posts. Select from the following list four (4) topics and discuss. Use only 50-words max per topic to discuss and present your answer.  The discussion questions this week are from Chapter 9  (Jamsa, 2013).Chapter 9 topics:

  • List the security advantages of cloud-based solutions.
  • List the security disadvantages of cloud-based solutions.
  • Define and discuss the data wiping process.
  • Discuss how a cloud-based solution provider may reduce the risk of a DDoS attack.
  • Define and discuss hyperjacking attacks.
  • Define and discuss guest-hopping attacks.

Note: You are required to use at least two-peer reviewed sources (besides your textbook) to answer the above questions.  The initial post is due by Wednesday at 11:59pm ET.  You must engage on at least three separate days (by Wednesday for the first post and two additional days of peer engagement).  Do not wait until Sunday to engage with peers, this should be an active conversation with your peers.  When replying to peers be sure to engage with substantial posts that add to the conversation.

Week 8 DiscussionThis is a shortened week and therefore we are going to complete a reflection activity.This discussion topic is to be reflective of the course material.  Therefore, use your own words to respond to the following questions:

  1. What other topics would you have liked to have covered in this course?
  2. What reading did you find most interesting and why?
  3. How has this course changed your perspective or outlook moving forward?
  4. Any other topic of interest that you would like to add.

Please be sure to answer all the questions above in the initial post.