How to Secure Application-Level Firewalls in IaaS Clouds

Abstract : Cloud environments have emerged as a durable solution for outsourcing information systems. Some of the key IaaS clouds features are multi-tenancy, elasticity and on demand availability. Tenants can create, destroy or reconfigure virtual resources with unprecedented ease. However, the same characteristics that make cloud environments agile and dynamic, also affect the ability of a security monitoring framework to successfully detect attacks in outsourced information systems. A solution to this impediment is leveraging virtual machine introspection for pulling the application-level fire- wall outside of the virtual machine it is monitoring.
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Anna Giannakou, Louis Rilling, Christine Morin, Jean-Louis Pazat. How to Secure Application-Level Firewalls in IaaS Clouds. CloudDP, 6th International Workshop on Cloud Data and Platforms, Guillaume Pierre, Rui Oliveira Apr 2016, London, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-01340473⟩

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