- Full Description
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
- Part I: Introduction to the Issues.
- Privacy, Security and Trust in Cloud Computing.
- Part II: Law Enforcement and Audits.
- Accessing Data in the Cloud: The Long Arm of the Law Enforcement Agent.
- A Privacy Impact Assessment Tool for Cloud Computing.
- Understanding Cloud Audits.
- Part III: Security and Integrity.
- Security Infrastructure for Dynamically Provisioned Cloud Infrastructure Services.
- Modeling the Runtime Integrity of Cloud Servers: a Scoped Invariant Perspective.
- Part IV: Risk Considerations.
- Inadequacies of Current Risk Controls for the Cloud.
- Enterprise Information Risk Management: Dealing with Cloud Computing.