Chip Shot: Intel Addresses Emerging Cloud Security Models with New Release

Today Intel introduced new web service security and secure cloud single-sign on (SSO) capabilities core to enabling the Cloud Service Brokerage usage model in the 2011 Gartner Cloud Security Hype Cycle. Central to this emerging model is the ability to mediate and authenticate application services and user interactions from the enterprise to the cloud, or cloud to cloud. The Intel Cloud Access 360 product now includes an SSO portal providing a single access point for users to launch cloud applications. Intel Services Gateway delivers new cloud API management and high-assurance security certifications. These capabilities are included within the McAfee Cloud Security Platform update announced today.