Orchestrating Cloud Infrastructures to Manage Sensitive Data

Presentation for the IDCC 2017 Conference in Edinburgh.
This paper describes the Qualitative Data Repository’s configuration of a private cloud to manage sensitive data. In making the transition from a centralized host, QDR has relied on two evaluative frameworks – a questionnaire produced by the Cloud Security Alliance Consensus Assessments Initiative, and the NIST Framework for Cloud Usability.