Secure Big Data in the Cloud

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September 2014

Traditional security mechanisms are tailored for small-scale data, so they don’t meet the needs of big data analytics and storage applications. This special issue aims to stimulate discussion and research toward the innovation of security and privacy mechanisms for big data applications in a cloud environment. Read More here

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Mobile Cloud Storage Users

Mobile Cloud Storage Users

Because of their capability to store vast amounts of user data, cloud storage apps are a potential and attractive target for criminals. Fortunately, the private sector has enormous incentives for contributing to mobile device/app and cloud security. Read full article »

The Role of Communities in Developing Cloud Standards

The Role of Communities in Developing Cloud Standards

Organizations of varying shapes, types, and sizes play a variety of roles in motivating and developing cloud standards. Establishing community-driven, consensus-based standards in rapidly developing fields like cloud computing requires many such intermediate organizations to bridge communication gaps that would otherwise exist between theory and implementation when characteristics such as interoperability, portability between architectures, privacy, or other cross-cutting issues are required. Read full article »