Computer Communications and Networks

Privacy and Security for Cloud Computing

Editors: Pearson, Siani, Yee, George (Eds.)

  • Contains contributions from leading experts in the field
  • Presents a solid overview of the field with a thorough introduction to the core issues, supplemented by a Glossary
  • Describes novel, cutting-edge research in the field, including a practical selection of innovative solutions to common problems
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About this book

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.

About the authors

Dr. Siani Pearson is a senior researcher in the Cloud and Security Research Lab of HP Labs, Bristol, UK.

Dr. George Yee is a consultant with his own company, and an Adjunct Research Professor in the Department of Systems and Computer Engineering at Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Reviews

From the reviews:

“The volume consists of eight chapters across four headings, covering different aspects of privacy and security issues in cloud computing. … this informative volume … provides not only a comprehensive overview but also proposed practical solutions on how to increase privacy and security in cloud computing. The book will be beneficial to business professionals and researchers working in this area.” (Monika Zalnieriute, Privacy Laws & Business, International Report, Issue 124, August, 2013)

"This book offers insight into some of the issues in cloud computing that need immediate attention. The contributors and editors have done a good job in producing this book when it is most needed; it should stimulate research into privacy and security in cloud computing." (S. V. Nagaraj, ACM Computing Reviews, May 17 2013, Review #: CR141225)


Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Privacy, Security and Trust in Cloud Computing

    Pearson, Siani

    Pages 3-42

  • Accessing Data in the Cloud: The Long Arm of the Law Enforcement Agent

    Walden, Ian

    Pages 45-71

  • A Privacy Impact Assessment Tool for Cloud Computing

    Tancock, David (et al.)

    Pages 73-123

  • Understanding Cloud Audits

    Doelitzscher, Frank (et al.)

    Pages 125-163

  • Security Infrastructure for Dynamically Provisioned Cloud Infrastructure Services

    Demchenko, Yuri (et al.)

    Pages 167-210

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eBook $109.00
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  • Download immediately after purchase
Hardcover $149.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4471-4188-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $149.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-4471-5793-9
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Privacy and Security for Cloud Computing
Editors
  • Siani Pearson
  • George Yee
Series Title
Computer Communications and Networks
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Delhi Book Store, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-1-4471-4189-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4471-4189-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4471-4188-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-5793-9
Series ISSN
1617-7975
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 308
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