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Computer Communications and Networks

Guide to Security Assurance for Cloud Computing

Editors: Zhu, Shao Ying, Hill, Richard, Trovati, Marcello (Eds.)

  • Provides in-depth coverage of the security issues that prevent businesses moving to the cloud
  • Presents both technical and business perspectives on cloud security issues
  • Includes case studies, possible solutions, and advice for businesses
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About this Textbook

This practical and didactic text/reference discusses the leading edge of secure cloud computing, exploring the essential concepts and principles, tools, techniques and deployment models in this field. Enlightening perspectives are presented by an international collection of pre-eminent authorities in cloud security assurance from both academia and industry.

Topics and features:

·         Describes the important general concepts and principles of security assurance in cloud-based environments

·         Presents applications and approaches to cloud security that illustrate the current state of the art

·         Reviews pertinent issues in relation to challenges that prevent organizations moving to cloud architectures

·         Provides relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical research findings

·         Discusses real-world vulnerabilities of cloud-based software in order to address the challenges of securing distributed software

·         Highlights the practicalities of cloud security, and how applications can assure and comply with legislation

·         Includes review questions at the end of each chapter

This Guide to Security Assurance for Cloud Computing will be of great benefit to a broad audience covering enterprise architects, business analysts and leaders, IT infrastructure managers, cloud security engineers and consultants, and application developers involved in system design and implementation. The work is also suitable as a textbook for university instructors, with the outline for a possible course structure suggested in the preface.

The editors are all members of the Computing and Mathematics Department at the University of Derby, UK, where Dr. Shao Ying Zhu serves as a Senior Lecturer in Computing, Dr. Richard Hill as a Professor and Head of the Computing and Mathematics Department, and Dr. Marcello Trovati as a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics. The other publications of the editors include the Springer titles Big-Data Analytics and Cloud Computing, Guide to Cloud Computing and Cloud Computing for Enterprise Architectures.


About the authors

The editors are all members of the Computing and Mathematics Department at the University of Derby, UK, where Dr. Shao Ying Zhu serves as a Senior Lecturer in Computing, Dr. Richard Hill as a Professor and Head of the Computing and Mathematics Department, and Dr. Marcello Trovati as a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics. The other publications of the editors include the Springer titles Big-Data Analytics and Cloud ComputingGuide to Cloud Computing and Cloud Computing for Enterprise Architectures.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Privacy, Compliance and the Cloud

    Mitchell, Chris

    Pages 3-14

  • Cryptographic Tools for Cloud Environments

    Alderman, James (et al.)

    Pages 15-30

  • Migrating to Public Clouds – From a Security Perspective

    Holding, Thomas (et al.)

    Pages 31-50

  • Virtualization Security in Cloud Computing

    Kazim, Muhammad (et al.)

    Pages 51-63

  • Security of Cloud-Based Storage

    Saharan, Shweta (et al.)

    Pages 65-81

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eBook $59.99
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Hardcover $74.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-25986-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $74.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-79872-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Guide to Security Assurance for Cloud Computing
Editors
  • Shao Ying Zhu
  • Richard Hill
  • Marcello Trovati
Series Title
Computer Communications and Networks
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-25988-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-25988-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-25986-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-79872-1
Series ISSN
1617-7975
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 229
Number of Illustrations
39 b/w illustrations
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