Noga TarnopolskyNovember 29, 2013 00:33
JERUSALEM — In spite of weightless images the name may conjure, cloud computing requires physical entities — think massive, knotted internet servers with mirrors. They're physical plants where unending digital information is stored. This web of data includes backup sites, often located continents away, in which the same information is then re-stored. This level of business and technological complexity is not easily achieved, and it's not always easy to protect. In fact, the cloud security experts GlobalPost spoke with in Israel were not shy about pointing out some of the emerging technology's inherent risks.