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Cyberattacks and security of cloud computing: a complete guideline

Cyberattacks and security of cloud computing: a complete guideline

Muhammad, Dawood, Tu, Shanshan, Xiao, Chuangbai, Alasmary, Hisham, Waqas, Muhammad ORCID: 0000-0003-0814-7544 and Rehman, Sadaqat (2023) Cyberattacks and security of cloud computing: a complete guideline. Symmetry, 15 (11):1981. pp. 1-33. ISSN 2073-8994 (Online) (doi:

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Cloud computing is an innovative technique that offers shared resources for stock cache and server management. Cloud computing saves time and monitoring costs for any organization and turns technological solutions for large-scale systems into server-to-service frameworks. However, just like any other technology, cloud computing opens up many forms of security threats and problems. In this work, we focus on discussing different cloud models and cloud services, respectively. Next, we discuss the security trends in the cloud models. Taking these security trends into account, we move to security problems, including data breaches, data confidentiality, data access controllability, authentication, inadequate diligence, phishing, key exposure, auditing, privacy preservability, and cloud-assisted IoT applications. We then propose security attacks and countermeasures specifically for the different cloud models based on the security trends and problems. In the end, we pinpoint some of the futuristic directions and implications relevant to the security of cloud models. The future directions will help researchers in academia and industry work toward cloud computing security.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: cloud computing; security threats; security attacks
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD61 Risk Management
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences (CMS)
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2023 10:07

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