Software-Defined Network Security over OpenStack Clouds: A Systematic Analysis

Nicolas Lane, Guilherme Koslovski, Maurício Pillon, Charles Miers, Nelson Gonzalez

Abstract

Cloud computing infrastructure is an enticing target for malicious activity due to its network and compute capacity. Several studies focus on different aspects of cloud security from the client (tenant) side, leaving a gap regarding the cloud provider’s infrastructure perspective. To address this gap, this study conducts a systematic review of the literature on OpenStack, the most adopted open source cloud operating system. We present a qualitative assessment of security vulnerabilities related do Openflow usage on OpenStack network management. Based on this analysis we identify a critical vulnerability which affects the cloud infrastructure via Software-Defined Networks. This reveals the urge for having more studies focusing on the provider’s infrastructure side and associated tools and technologies.

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in Harvard Style

Lane N., Koslovski G., Pillon M., Miers C. and Gonzalez N. (2020). Software-Defined Network Security over OpenStack Clouds: A Systematic Analysis.In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-758-424-4, pages 423-429. DOI: 10.5220/0009471304230429


in Bibtex Style

@conference{closer20,
author={Nicolas Lane and Guilherme Koslovski and Maurício Pillon and Charles Miers and Nelson Gonzalez},
title={Software-Defined Network Security over OpenStack Clouds: A Systematic Analysis},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,},
year={2020},
pages={423-429},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0009471304230429},
isbn={978-989-758-424-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,
TI - Software-Defined Network Security over OpenStack Clouds: A Systematic Analysis
SN - 978-989-758-424-4
AU - Lane N.
AU - Koslovski G.
AU - Pillon M.
AU - Miers C.
AU - Gonzalez N.
PY - 2020
SP - 423
EP - 429
DO - 10.5220/0009471304230429