Cloud Security Metrics

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Cloud security had not yet distinguished itself as a field separate from information assurance. Its security metrics are currently synonymous with what a security professional would refer to as a third-party or vendor security audit. Where cloud services are viewed in a systems- of-systems context, any comprehensive security validation approach should rely on the ability of a cloud service to meet customer security requirements; that is, to provide the basis by which customers may assess the efficacy of their own security controls which may be dependent on those in the cloud. This requires a systems-level approach to security validation that is extensible to systems-of-systems environments. This paper describes such an approach.

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  • cloud computing
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  • Jennifer Bayuk

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