November 17, 2010 – Access control rules, strong authentication and best-of-breed network security infrastructure topped the list for cloud requirements in a new survey on cloud security conducted by Hubspan, a provider of cloud-based business integration services. A majority of respondents (84 percent) agree that sensitive data can be safely stored in the cloud.

Compliance is mission critical to nearly 80 percent of those surveyed, and most respondents felt some data is too risky to put in the cloud, including intellectual property, financial information and employee records. Nearly 80 percent would sacrifice some cloud computing performance in order to ensure that the data was secure.  

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