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Privacy and Security for Cloud Computing

By Siani Pearson , George Yee

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In this book, leading experts analyze advances in privacy, security and risk technologies in cloud computing environments, including security, enterprise risk management and more, offering both a solid overview of the field and novel, cutting-edge research.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4471-4188-4
  • 322 Pages
  • User Level: Science
  • Publication Date: August 28, 2012
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
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This book analyzes the latest advances in privacy, security and risk technologies within cloud environments. With contributions from leading experts, the text presents both a solid overview of the field and novel, cutting-edge research. A Glossary is also included at the end of the book. Topics and features: considers the various forensic challenges for legal access to data in a cloud computing environment; discusses privacy impact assessments for the cloud, and examines the use of cloud audits to attenuate cloud security problems; reviews conceptual issues, basic requirements and practical suggestions for provisioning dynamically configured access control services in the cloud; proposes scoped invariants as a primitive for analyzing a cloud server for its integrity properties; investigates the applicability of existing controls for mitigating information security risks to cloud computing environments; describes risk management for cloud computing from an enterprise perspective.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Part I: Introduction to the Issues.
  2. Privacy, Security and Trust in Cloud Computing.
  3. Part II: Law Enforcement and Audits.
  4. Accessing Data in the Cloud: The Long Arm of the Law Enforcement Agent.
  5. A Privacy Impact Assessment Tool for Cloud Computing.
  6. Understanding Cloud Audits.
  7. Part III: Security and Integrity.
  8. Security Infrastructure for Dynamically Provisioned Cloud Infrastructure Services.
  9. Modeling the Runtime Integrity of Cloud Servers: a Scoped Invariant Perspective.
  10. Part IV: Risk Considerations.
  11. Inadequacies of Current Risk Controls for the Cloud.
  12. Enterprise Information Risk Management: Dealing with Cloud Computing.

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