What is cloud computing?

As CSA chapter chair, I has been asked many times about what is cloud computing?

3M AVS is one excellent example of cloud, with the following characteristics

  • usage-based, the user only pay on each image analysed
  • deliver via Internet (remotely), the image is processed remotely
  • access to expertise, ordinary users and SME could access to 3M research results

Take a look at 3M Visual Attention Service and this application runs on cloud infrastructure !

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About antonyma

Engineering trained, Antony has the qualifications of CISA, Oracle DBA and BS7799 ISMS assessor. He also received a LLM in Intellectual Property & Information Technology Law from The University of Hong Kong. Founder of travel tech statup www.powerdata2go.com Antony was th Chairman of Professional Information Security Association (PISA) from 2009 to 2010. He also joined ISC2 workshop on developing a new cloud security certification. Current positions include: 1. Chairman of Cloud Security Alliance (Hong Kong & Macau Chapter) 2. Convenor of HK OGCIO Working Group on Cloud Security and Privacy 3. Hong Kong delegate to ISO SC 27 committee, which drafts security standards like ISO27001. email : antony.linkedin@gmail.com Specialties Retail Banking System & Process, IT Security, Copyright Law, Audit & Control, Technology Risk Management, Cloud Security

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