The Journal of Supercomputing

, Volume 61, Issue 2, pp 337–352 | Cite as

Reference deployment models for eliminating user concerns on cloud security

  • Gansen ZhaoEmail author
  • Chunming Rong
  • Martin Gilje Jaatun
  • Frode Eika Sandnes


Cloud computing has become a hot topic both in research and in industry, and when making decisions on deploying/adopting cloud computing related solutions, security has always been a major concern. This article summarizes security related issues in cloud computing and proposes five service deployment models to address these issues. The proposed models provide different security related features to address different requirements and scenarios and can serve as reference models for deployment.


Cloud computing Cloud security Reference deployment model Security concerns 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gansen Zhao
    • 1
    Email author
  • Chunming Rong
    • 2
  • Martin Gilje Jaatun
    • 3
  • Frode Eika Sandnes
    • 4
  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceSouth China Normal UniversityGuangzhouChina
  2. 2.Faculty of Science and TechnologyUniversity of StavangerStavangerNorway
  3. 3.Department of Software Engineering, Safety and SecuritySINTEF ICTTrondheimNorway
  4. 4.Faculty of EngineeringOslo University CollegeOsloNorway

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