Today I’ve cut the final, the video and audio are getting better and better as I determine how exactly these … More
Over the last week I had the privilege and adventure of coming out to Chicago and Dallas to teach about … More
Here’s a shocking statement for a lot of people in technology and especially outside of technology. “Your money is at greater risk because it isn’t in a cloud.” Here’s another shocker “Your medical information is at greater risk at your on-premises Doctor than if it were stored and protected by access control in the cloud.”
Is that shocking to you? If you aren’t shocked you probably know a lot about cloud technology. The cloud is more secure than most of the IT Departments, physical server locations, secure Government installation, and other environments than one might imagine.
Why Am I Writing This Blog Entry?
I had a great conversation the other night while at the Seattle Web Analytics Wednesday (#waw) with Carlos (@inflatemouse) and a dozen others. @inflatemouse brought up the idea that an analytics provider using the cloud, increases or at least possibly increases the risk of security breach to the data. This is, after all a valid point, but because of the inherent way web analytics works this is and is not a concern.
Web Analytics is Inherently Insecure