Moving to the Cloud/positives and negatives

Topic:  Moving to the Cloud/positives and negatives

Overview
Many clients are moving to the cloud as it offers services that local servers just can’t do. However, they are trusting an outside company with their data, which can be very concerning. In this discussion, we will explore the advantages and disadvantages to moving to the cloud.

Instructions
A client approaches you with the desire to move some services offered through an on-site server to the cloud. However, she is concerned about security. What positives and negatives would you give your client about moving to the cloud? If she decides to move to the cloud, what would you recommend she do to make it as secure as possible?

Use books and journal articles published not later than 2015