Enhancing Cloud Security and Privacy: Broadening the Service Level Agreement

Bob Duncan, Mark Whittington

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Abstract

Achieving security and privacy in the cloud is not a trivial exercise. Indeed, the difficulties associated with achieving this goal are both many and highly complex, and present one of the major barriers to the uptake of cloud computing. Yet, we know cloud computing offers the possibility of substantial economic benefit to firms, as well as providing great agility, which can offer a competitive advantage in today’s difficult trading conditions. We address this issue by considering whether greater accountability, and particularly a broadening of the scope of Service Level Agreements, can enhance cloud security and privacy.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTrustcom/BigDataSE/ISPA, 2015 IEEE
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1088-1093
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781467379526
ISBN (Print)9781467379533
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Aug 2015
EventThe 5th IEEE International Symposium on Trust and Security in Cloud Computing held in conjunction with IEEE TrustCom-15 - Crowne Plaza hotel, located at Mannerheimintie 50, 00260 Helsinki., Helsinki, Finland
Duration: 20 Aug 201522 Aug 2015
https://research.comnet.aalto.fi/Trustcom2015/tscloud2015/

Conference

ConferenceThe 5th IEEE International Symposium on Trust and Security in Cloud Computing held in conjunction with IEEE TrustCom-15
Abbreviated titleTrustCom 2015
CountryFinland
CityHelsinki
Period20/08/1522/08/15
Internet address

Keywords

  • security
  • privacy
  • standards
  • compliance
  • assurance
  • audit
  • service level agreements
  • cloud service providers
  • responsibility
  • accountability
  • agency theory
  • stewardship theory

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)

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    Duncan, B., & Whittington, M. (2015). Enhancing Cloud Security and Privacy: Broadening the Service Level Agreement. In Trustcom/BigDataSE/ISPA, 2015 IEEE (pp. 1088-1093). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). https://doi.org/10.1109/Trustcom.2015.487