Threat as a service? Virtualization's impact on cloud security

Hsin Yi Tsai*, Melanie Siebenhaar, Andre Miede, Yu-Lun Huang, Ralf Steinmetz

*Corresponding author for this work

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Virtualization is essential to cloud computing, yet its security vulnerabilities in the cloud environment haven't been sufficiently studied. This analysis of cloud security focuses on how virtualization attacks affect different cloud service models.

Original languageEnglish
Article number6109217
Pages (from-to)32-37
Number of pages6
JournalIT Professional
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2012


  • cloud computing
  • information technology
  • Internet
  • security
  • virtualization
  • vulnerabilities

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