Cloud computing is about to revolutionize enterprise IT and architecture. But leading industry analysts see security as a gating factor preventing enterprise adoption of cloud solutions, as enterprises grapple with the unique characteristics of cloud security and the challenges of compliance and governance. This presentation I gave at OpenWorld 2009 outlines key identity management considerations for evaluating a move to the cloud. It discusses how enterprises can leverage their existing identity and access management infrastructure and the principles of service-oriented security and standards-based interactions to secure their assets in the cloud. It also looks at the prospects for identity management as a service and how it will affect cloud computing's future.
[My talk from the 2009 Oracle Openworld Conference // Associated Blog Post: blog.talkingidentity.com/2009/10/screencast-of-my-openworld-session-on-idm-and-the-cloud.html]