Cloud Storage Security: A Practical Guide by Aaron WheelerCloud Storage Security: A Practical Guide by Aaron Wheeler

Cloud Storage Security: A Practical Guide

byAaron Wheeler, Michael WinburnEditorAaron Wheeler

Paperback | July 14, 2015

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Cloud Storage Security: A Practical Guideintroduces and discusses the risks associated with cloud-based data storage from a security and privacy perspective. Gain an in-depth understanding of the risks and benefits of cloud storage illustrated using a Use-Case methodology. The authors also provide a checklist that enables the user, as well as the enterprise practitioner to evaluate what security and privacy issues need to be considered when using the cloud to store personal and sensitive information.

  • Describes the history and the evolving nature of cloud storage and security
  • Explores the threats to privacy and security when using free social media applications that use cloud storage
  • Covers legal issues and laws that govern privacy, compliance, and legal responsibility for enterprise users
  • Provides guidelines and a security checklist for selecting a cloud-storage service provider
  • Includes case studies and best practices for securing data in the cloud
  • Discusses the future of cloud computing
Aaron Wheeler is a Research Scientist at 3 Sigma Research and adjunct faculty at Valencia College. Previously he was a Software Engineer with Modus Operandi and Staff Research Assistant at Los Alamos National Laboratory. His interests include information security, cloud computing, ontologies and knowledge engineering, and intelligence ...
Title:Cloud Storage Security: A Practical GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:July 14, 2015Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128029307

ISBN - 13:9780128029305

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Table of Contents

  1. Data in the Cloud
  2. Applications in the Cloud
  3. Privacy Challenges
  4. Compliance
  5. Privacy Tools
  6. Best Practices
  7. The Future of Cloud Data Privacy and Security