Cloud Security: A Virtualized VLAN (V2LAN) Implementation

  • Farid ShiraziEmail author
  • Alexander Krasnov
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9731)


Cloud computing is an emergent technology that brings together all aspects of IT infrastructure from software installation and upgrade to platform oriented services to network and to hardware and storage. However, there are various security concerns that prevent customers from taking benefits of the cloud. Many studies have offered a wide range of possible solutions to deal with cloud security issues. Some of these solutions are very expensive therefore not suitable for Cloud. For example, data encryption is considered as a vital tool and mechanism for securing business data. However, it is not feasible to deploy data encryption on every piece of data. Anthes argues that encryption is sometimes seen as the ultimate security measure, but in fact, encryption is a complex and costly process since encrypted data needs to be downloaded and decrypted for local use and then possibly uploading the results [1]. This study offers a robust, fast and cost effective security measures for protecting Cloud data residing on virtual machines (VMs) without the need for any additional monitoring package or introspection at VM level.


Cloud computing V2LAN Virtualization Identification Authorization Multi-tenancy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ryerson UniversityTorontoCanada

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