Cloud computing is filled with buzzwords and, for many people, fear of the unknown. And a lot has been made of the security risks that might result from cloud computing. However, for many organizations (especially small businesses and non-profits), judicious use of cloud computing applications can have significant security benefits.
This article from PC World – What Cloud Computing Means For the Real World – is an excellent overview of some of the benefits that you can reap by replacing insecure practices commonly found in the workplace.
Further Reading: You can find out more about cloud computing security through the resources available at the Cloud Security Alliance.