Cloud Computing Security

The course investigates deeply the security platforms and architecture associated with different cloud computing deployment models. Students have to examine the concerns, incidents, vulnerabilities, the corresponding security issues due to virtualization and the use of hypervisors and virtual machines. The course has to emphasize on the countermeasures correlated with the virtualized environments, virtualized data centers, virtual machines theft, hyper-jacking, data leakage and denial of service attacks. The course investigates the forensics concerns and threats facing cloud users and cloud providers, multi-tenancy threats, taking into considerations the governing legal and regulatory issues on a local, regional and international platform

Course ID
INS 709
Credit Hours