Amazon EC2 Gets Intrusion Prevention

More security options for cloud services are a logical new step for cloud services as more users are stepping up to the cloud – including government agencies such as the U.S. Census Bureau. I already wrote about McAfee, but Sourcefire is actually offering a security service that works inside the cloud to protect your cloud assets.

Malware Protection Moves To The Cloud

McAfee announced its first cloud-based malware protection software. Called “SaaS Web Protection” the software promises to offer traditional reporting and protection capabilities malware, spam, trojans and other Internet-borne threats. However, there is no local installation required.