A survey on security issues and solutions at different layers of Cloud computing

Chirag Modi, Dhiren Patel, Bhavesh Borisaniya, Avi Patel, Muttukrishnan Rajarajan
2012 Journal of Supercomputing  
This is the accepted version of the paper. This version of the publication may differ from the final published version. Permanent repository link: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/12199/ Link to published version: http://dx. Abstract Cloud computing offers scalable on-demand services toconsumers with greater flexibility and lesser infrastructure investment. Since Cloud services are delivered using classical network protocols and formats over the Internet, implicit vulnerabilities existent in these
more » ... rotocols as well as threats introduced by newer architectures raise many securityand privacy concerns. In this paper, we survey factors affecting Cloud computing adoption, vulnerabilities,and attacks, and identify relevant solution directives to strengthen security and privacyin Cloud environment.
doi:10.1007/s11227-012-0831-5 fatcat:mj7kwrsbqnedhjbw72wbtjwfve