Cloud Security Turns from Road Block to Selling Point for Asset Managers

The increasing sophistication of security operations at cloud providers are outstripping what small firms can do in-house, buy-side executives say.

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Two of the top concerns about using the public cloud have traditionally been data security and privacy. Now, however, for smaller firms, the public cloud actually offers certain security advantages that they otherwise may not be able to afford.

This was the view raised by one participant at WatersTechnology’s eighth annual Buy-Side Technology European Summit, held in London on May 16. “Security is fundamental to the public cloud business model,” said Barney Dalton, chief technology officer at

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