One major impediment to the adoption of cloud computing has been a fear of placing sensitive data up ‘in the cloud’. That’s an especially serious concern for government officials charged with managing services such as healthcare, criminal justice, and defense, that require the storage of highly personal or secret information. It’s one reason why governments want to create their own cloud networks, rather than run their services on public cloud systems. And it helps explain why the first technology to be highlighted in HP’s
G-Cloud Demonstrator focuses on G-Cloud security. “One of the things we’re doing is simulating an attack on a G-Cloud network, so you can see an attack happening and then see how the G-Cloud protects itself and overcomes the threat.”.