From the Spring 2016 Issue

The Nomad Project: Targeting Security and Availability Issues in the Cloud

Henry Au
Electrical Engineer | SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific

Mamadou Diallo
Computer Scientist | SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific

Megan Kline
Mathematician | SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific

Michael August
Cloud and Mobility Engineer | SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific

Patric Petrie
Lead Staff Writer | SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific

Roger Hallman
Mathematician | SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific

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Organizations with sensitive data cannot take advantage of cloud computing because of security and availability concerns.
 Cloud computing uses the Internet to manage, store, and process data remotely, instead of locally.  The three deployment models of cloud computing, infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and software as a service (SaaS), offer significant benefits over traditional software deployment models. These benefits include economies of scale, reduced spending, improved accessibility, and enhanced scalability, which reduces personnel training, minimizes software licensing costs, and improves flexibility.

However, organizations with sensitive data such as the U.S . . .

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