Security Challenges from Abuse of Cloud Service Threat
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Cloud computing is an ever-growing technology that leverages dynamic and versatile provision of computational resources and services. In spite of countless benefits that cloud service has to offer, there is always a security concern for new threats and risks. The paper provides a useful introduction to the rising security issues of Abuse of cloud service threat, which has no standard security measures to mitigate its risks and vulnerabilities. The threat can result an unbearable system gridlock and can make cloud services unavailable or even complete shutdown. The study has identified the potential challenges, as BotNet, BotCloud, Shared Technology Vulnerability and Malicious Insiders, from Abuse of cloud service threat. It has further described the attacking methods, impacts and the reasons due to the identified challenges. The study has evaluated the current available solutions and proposed mitigating security controls for the security risks and challenges from Abuse of cloud services threat.
International Journal of Computing and Digital Systems;
Ahmad, I. and Bakht, H. (2019) 'Security Challenges from Abuse of Cloud Service Threat. International Journal of Computing and Digital Systems', 8(01), pp.19-31.
Article published in International Journal of Computing and Digital Systems on 01 January 2019 (online), available open access at: https://journal.uob.edu.bh:443/handle/123456789/3394.
Cardiff Metropolitan University (Grant ID: Cardiff Metropolian (Internal))
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