A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON PROVIDING CLOUD COMPUTING SECURITY - A Position Paper

Ashraf Matrawy, Clifford Liem, Michael Wiener, Yuan Xiang Gu, Andrew Wajs

Abstract

Security issues in cloud computing are ranked high on the list of reasons why many organizations delay considering the computing paradigm for their future plans. There have been numerous discussions about the security problem in cloud computing. In this paper, we take a different stand and discuss the impact that cloud computing will have on offering security. The paper points out the unique aspects of cloud computing architecture and operation and cloud-specific security issues. These cloud-specific issues could have an impact on a number of areas of offering information security. We discuss its impact on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) protection, organizations extending protection beyond the traditional notion of perimeter defence, and on attack surfaces. We point out how providing security in the new computing paradigm may be affected and that there might be some benefits that the cloud brings to the information security scene. In summary, in this paper, we attempt to initiate discussions around these important issues.

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in Harvard Style

Matrawy A., Liem C., Wiener M., Xiang Gu Y. and Wajs A. (2011). A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON PROVIDING CLOUD COMPUTING SECURITY - A Position Paper . In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-8425-52-2, pages 650-655. DOI: 10.5220/0003449106500655


in Bibtex Style

@conference{closer11,
author={Ashraf Matrawy and Clifford Liem and Michael Wiener and Yuan Xiang Gu and Andrew Wajs},
title={A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON PROVIDING CLOUD COMPUTING SECURITY - A Position Paper},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,},
year={2011},
pages={650-655},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003449106500655},
isbn={978-989-8425-52-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,
TI - A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON PROVIDING CLOUD COMPUTING SECURITY - A Position Paper
SN - 978-989-8425-52-2
AU - Matrawy A.
AU - Liem C.
AU - Wiener M.
AU - Xiang Gu Y.
AU - Wajs A.
PY - 2011
SP - 650
EP - 655
DO - 10.5220/0003449106500655