Towards Secure Cloud Orchestration for Multi-Cloud Deployments

Paladi, N., Michalas, A. and Dang, H. 2018. Towards Secure Cloud Orchestration for Multi-Cloud Deployments. The 5th Workshop on CrossCloud Infrastructures & Platforms. Porto, Portugal 23 - 26 Apr 2018 ACM.

TitleTowards Secure Cloud Orchestration for Multi-Cloud Deployments
AuthorsPaladi, N., Michalas, A. and Dang, H.
Abstract

Cloud orchestration frameworks are commonly used to deploy and operate cloud infrastructure. Their role spans both vertically (deployment on infrastructure, platform, application and microservice levels) and horizontally (deployments from many distinct cloud resource providers). However, despite the central role of orchestration, the popular orchestration frameworks lack mechanisms to provide security guarantees for cloud operators. In this work, we analyze the security landscape of cloud orchestration frameworks for multicloud infrastructure. We identify a set of attack scenarios, define security enforcement enablers and propose an architecture for a security-enabled cloud orchestration framework for multi-cloud application deployments.

KeywordsOrchestration, cloud infrastructure, microservices, virtualization, security
Year2018
ConferenceThe 5th Workshop on CrossCloud Infrastructures & Platforms
PublisherACM
Accepted author manuscript2018 - Eurosys - Secure_Cloud_Orchestration.pdf
ISBN9781450356534

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