Quick Search:

Virtualization Security in Cloud Computing

Kazim, Muhammad and Zhu, Shao Ying (2016) Virtualization Security in Cloud Computing. In: Guide to Security Assurance for Cloud Computing. Springer, pp. 51-63

Full text not available from this repository.


Cloud computing is becoming popular among IT businesses due to its agile, flexible and cost effective services. Virtualization is a key aspect of cloud computing and a base of providing infrastructure layer services to tenants. In this chapter, we describe the different virtualization types and the security issues in cloud virtualization components such as hypervisor, virtual machines and guest disk images. The virtualization security analysis covers (i) attacks on virtualization components in cloud, (ii) security solutions for virtualization components provided in literature and (iii) security recommendations for virtualization environment that can be useful for the cloud administrators. Moreover, this chapter also discusses various industrial solutions developed for cloud virtualization security.

Item Type: Book Section
Status: Published
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-25988-8_4
School/Department: School of Science, Technology and Health
URI: https://ray.yorksj.ac.uk/id/eprint/9931

University Staff: Request a correction | RaY Editors: Update this record