Cloud security is not (just) virtualization security: a short paper

  title={Cloud security is not (just) virtualization security: a short paper},
  author={Mihai Christodorescu and Reiner Sailer and Douglas Lee Schales and Daniele Sgandurra and Diego Zamboni},
Cloud infrastructure commonly relies on virtualization. Customers provide their own VMs, and the cloud provider runs them often without knowledge of the guest OSes or their configurations. However, cloud customers also want effective and efficient security for their VMs. Cloud providers offering security-as-a-service based on VM introspection promise the best of both worlds: efficient centralization and effective protection. Since customers can move images from one cloud to another, an… CONTINUE READING
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