Topic: Edge Computing
Explain the concept of Edge Computing. Describe the main advantages of Edge and explain how this
technology is related to Cloud Computing. Discuss how will organizations mitigate the risks in terms of
potential information leakage and misuse.
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1. Explain the concept of Edge Computing: The speed of data and analysis is essential in many IoT
applications, and is also a key element of transformation and all the other areas moving towards
autonomous and semi-autonomous decisions made by systems and other various controls. Briefly
describe how edge computing works. What are the main elements associated
with edge computing? ( 30 points )
2. Edge vs. Cloud computing: Cloud computing was developed to provide flexibility in that computing and
storage resources can be added or removed, as needed. Recently, a new way to deploy storage and
computing resources has emerged. Briefly explain how Edge computing is related to Cloud computing.
What are the main advantages of implementing Edge computing technology? ( 30 points )
3. Privacy and security on the Edge: Along with the benefits brought by this technology, there are
numerous challenges organizations should take into account, especially with respect to data security
and privacy. How will organizations mitigate the risks in terms of potential information leakage and
misuse, which may compromise privacy of data producers? ( 30 points )
4. Conclusion: Articulation of Response ( 10 points )
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Cloud Computing: Concepts, Technology & Architecture (by Thomas Erl, Zaigham Mahmood and Richardo
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