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Publication Citation: What's Special About Cloud Security?

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Author(s): Peter M. Mell;
Title: What's Special About Cloud Security?
Published: July 16, 2012
Abstract: While cloud security concerns have consistently ranked as one of the top challenges to cloud adoption, it is not clear what security issues are special with respect to cloud computing. To approach this question, we attempt to derive cloud security issues from various cloud definitions and a reference architecture.
Citation: IT Professional (IEEE)
Volume: 14
Issue: 4
Pages: pp. 6 - 8
Keywords: cloud computing, computer security, cloud definition, cloud architecture
Research Areas: Threats & Vulnerabilities, Information Technology, Cloud Computing
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MITP.2012.84  (Note: May link to a non-U.S. Government webpage)
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