Managing the Lifecycle of Security SLA Requirements in Cloud Computing

  • Marco Antonio Torrez Rojas
  • Fernando Frota Redígolo
  • Nelson Mimura Gonzalez
  • Fernando Vilgino Sbampato
  • Tereza Cristina Melo de Brito Carvalho
  • Kazi Walli Ullah
  • Mats Näslund
  • Abu Shohel Ahmed
Conference paper
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 718)


One of the major barriers for full adoption of cloud computing is the security issue. As the cloud computing paradigm presents a shared management vision, it is important that security requirements are addressed inside the Service Level Agreements (SLAs) established between cloud providers and consumers, along with the tools and mechanisms necessary to deal with these requirements. This work aims at proposing a framework to orchestrate the management of cloud services and security mechanisms based on the security requirements defined by a SLA, in an automated manner, throughout their lifecycles. In addition, the integration of the framework with a cloud computing solution is presented, in order to demonstrate and validate the framework support throughout SLAs lifecycle phases.


Service Provider Cloud Computing Cloud Service Security Requirement Security Issue 
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This work was supported by the Innovation Center, Ericsson Telecomunicações S.A., Brazil.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Antonio Torrez Rojas
    • 1
  • Fernando Frota Redígolo
    • 1
  • Nelson Mimura Gonzalez
    • 1
  • Fernando Vilgino Sbampato
    • 1
  • Tereza Cristina Melo de Brito Carvalho
    • 1
  • Kazi Walli Ullah
    • 2
  • Mats Näslund
    • 3
  • Abu Shohel Ahmed
    • 2
  1. 1.Escola PolitécnicaUniversity of São PauloSão PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Ericsson ResearchJorvasFinland
  3. 3.Ericsson ResearchStockholmSweden

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