Cloud and mobile security assurance : a memory forensics approach
Computer Science Annual Workshop CSAW’14
- Publisher: University of Malta. Faculty of ICT
Cloud computing | Computer security | Malware (Computer software) -- Prevention | Mobile computing -- Security measures
Cloud computing nowadays constitutes a substantial portion of new enterprise IT spending. Whether signing up for applications deployed as a service, or outsourcing hosting concerns to third parties, cloud computing is taking us back to the days of the data center. Virtualization is a key enabler technology that enables consolidation of hardware utilization and provides the notion of elastic computing whereby hardware resources are allocated on demand. Mobile devices represent a natural fit to this change in the technology landscape, be it a means to compensate for their limited storage or a way to fully justify investment in cloud computing, thereby fueling the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) concept.