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Security issues of a publicly accessible cloud computing infrastructure.

Russell, Gordon; Macfarlane, Richard

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Abstract

Edinburgh Napier University runs a custom cloud computing infrastructure for both student and public use. Such access carries dangers, both reputational and legal, as accidental or deliberate acts by users can be dangerous to other systems. This paper considers the experience gained in running this system, and offers techniques to help mitigate the dangers, and maintain high availability, while still providing a useful platform for educational purposes.

Start Date Jun 25, 2012
End Date Jun 27, 2012
Publication Date 2012
Deposit Date Sep 27, 2012
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Pages 1210-1216
Book Title Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom-2012)
ISBN 978-0-7695-4745-9
DOI https://doi.org/10.1109/TrustCom.2012.259
Keywords experience; publicly accessible; security; virtualisation;
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5655
Publisher URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TrustCom.2012.259