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Security-as-a-Service in Multi-cloud and Federated Cloud Environments

Pawar, Pramod and Sajjad, Ali and Chadwick, David W. and Dimitrakos, Theo (2015) Security-as-a-Service in Multi-cloud and Federated Cloud Environments. In: Trust Management IX. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology . Springer International Publishing, Hamburg, Germany, pp. 251-261. ISBN 978-3-319-18490-6. E-ISBN 978-3-319-18491-3. (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-18491-3_21)

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The economic benefits of cloud computing are encouraging customers to bring complex applications and data into the cloud. However security remains the biggest barrier in the adoption of cloud, and with the advent of multi-cloud and federated clouds in practice security concerns are for applications and data in the cloud. This paper proposes security as a value added service, provisioned dynamically during deployment and operation management of an application in multi-cloud and federated clouds. This paper specifically considers a data protection and a host & application protection solution that are offered as a SaaS application, to validate the security services in a multi-cloud and federated cloud environment. This paper shares our experiences of validating these security services over a geographically distributed, large scale, multi-cloud and federated cloud infrastructure.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/978-3-319-18491-3_21
Uncontrolled keywords: Application security, Data security, Cloud security, Multi-cloud, Federated cloud
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Security Group
Depositing User: Ali Sajjad
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2016 11:58 UTC
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2020 04:12 UTC
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