Cloud Security - It ain't rocketscience, a variety perspective.
Is a secure cloud possible or an neverending rat-race? We know the debate around “The Cloud Is Just Someone Else's Computer.” The cloud is an technology ecosystem that provided us so much more options than time-share mainframe, multi-user unix systems or patterns as CORBA and RPC could provide us. I'll introduce you into the concept of Variety known from Requise Variety. One of the key attributes of an antifragile IT systems. This concept will help you in design decision on the risk mitigation in the cloud.