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Serverless Computing: A Security Perspective

@article{Marin2021ServerlessCA,
  title={Serverless Computing: A Security Perspective},
  author={Eduard Marin and Diego Perino and R. D. Pietro},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2107.03832}
}
Serverless Computing is a virtualisation-related paradigm that promises to simplify application management and to solve one of the last architectural challenges in the field: scale down. The implied cost reduction, coupled with a simplified management of underlying applications, are expected to further push the adoption of virtualisation-based solutions, including cloud-computing. However, in this quest for efficiency, security is not ranked among the top priorities, also because of the… Expand

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