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    The Cloud Computing Fear Factor

    There’s not much trust amongst the IT rank and file when it comes to cloud computing, or any other emerging technology, for that matter. A new study from IBM finds that there’s naturally a lot of hesitancy toward security and cloud computing. Ironically, however, thanks in part to the rise of cloud computing, IT executives see themselves playing a very different role in their organizations three years from now.

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    Click through for results from an IBM global IT risk study.

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    IT organizations give themselves high marks.

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    It’s all about keeping the business running.

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    Cloud computing comes in third.

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    A general lack of trust exists.

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    They forecast much more focus on business issues.

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