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Handbook of Cloud Computing

by P Bientinesi, R Iakymchuk, J Napper
Springer ()
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Abstract

While the economic case for cloud computing is compelling, the security challenges it poses are equally striking. In this work we strive to frame the full space of cloud-computing security issues, attempting to separate justified concerns from possible over-reactions. We examine contemporary and historical perspectives from industry, academia, government, and “black hats”. We argue that few cloud computing security issues are fundamentally new or fundamentally intractable; often what appears “new” is so only relative to “traditional” computing of the past several years. Looking back further to the time-sharing era, many of these problems already received attention. On the other hand, we argue that two facets are to some degree new and fundamental to cloud computing: the complexities ofmulti-party trust considerations, and the ensuing need formutual auditability.

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80% Computer Science
 
6% Engineering
 
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