Security, Privacy and Trust in Cloud Systems

  • Surya Nepal
  • Mukaddim Pathan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Cloud Security

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Liliana F. B. Soares, Diogo A. B. Fernandes, João V. Gomes, Mário M. Freire, Pedro R. M. Inácio
      Pages 3-44
    3. Danan Thilakanathan, Shiping Chen, Surya Nepal, Rafael A. Calvo
      Pages 45-72
    4. Mohamed Almorsy, Amani Ibrahim, John Grundy
      Pages 73-102
    5. Eddy Caron, Frédéric Desprez, Jonathan Rouzaud-Cornabas
      Pages 103-143
    6. M. Blanc, A. Bousquet, J. Briffaut, L. Clevy, D. Gros, A. Lefray et al.
      Pages 145-173
  3. Cloud Privacy and Trust

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Ginés Dólera Tormo, Félix Gómez Mármol, Gregorio Martínez Pérez
      Pages 177-210
    3. Ryan K. L. Ko
      Pages 211-238
    4. Xuyun Zhang, Chang Liu, Surya Nepal, Chi Yang, Jinjun Chen
      Pages 239-257
    5. Xiaofeng Wang, Jinshu Su, Xiaofeng Hu, Chunqing Wu, Huan Zhou
      Pages 283-309
  4. Case Studies: Cloud Security, Privacy and Trust

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 311-311
    2. Lan Zhou, Vijay Varadharajan, Michael Hitchens
      Pages 313-344
    3. Wassim Itani, Cesar Ghali, Ayman Kayssi, Ali Chehab
      Pages 375-406
    4. Md Tanzim Khorshed, A. B. M. Shawkat Ali, Saleh A. Wasimi
      Pages 407-431
    5. Attila Kertesz, Szilvia Varadi
      Pages 433-455
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 457-459

About this book


The book compiles technologies for enhancing and provisioning security, privacy and trust in cloud systems based on Quality of Servise requirements. It is a timely contribution to a field that is gaining considerable research interest, momentum, and provides a comprehensive coverage of technologies related to cloud security, privacy and trust. In particular, the book includes
- Cloud security fundamentals and related technologies to-date, with a comprehensive
coverage of evolution, current landscape, and future roadmap.
- A smooth organization with introductory, advanced and specialist content, i.e. from basics
of security, privacy and trust in cloud systems, to advanced cartographic techniques,
case studies covering both social and technological aspects, and advanced platforms.
- Case studies written by professionals and/or industrial researchers.
- Inclusion of a section on Cloud security and eGovernance tutorial that can be used
for knowledge transfer and teaching purpose.
- Identification of open research issues to help practitioners and researchers.

The book is a timely topic for readers, including practicing engineers and
academics, in the domains related to the engineering, science, and art of building networks and
networked applications. Specifically, upon reading this book, audiences will perceive the following
1. Learn the state-of-the-art in research and development on cloud security, privacy and
2. Obtain a future roadmap by learning open research issues.
3. Gather the background knowledge to tackle key problems, whose solutions will enhance the evolution of next-generation secure cloud systems.


Cloud Computing Cloud Privacy Cloud Security Cloud Trust Cloud-based eGovernance Data Protection QoS-based Trust Model Risk Management

Editors and affiliations

  • Surya Nepal
    • 1
  • Mukaddim Pathan
    • 2
  1. 1.CSIRO ICT CentreMarsfieldAustralia
  2. 2.Telstra Corporation LimitedMelbourneAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-38585-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-38586-5
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