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Cloud Computing Security: Foundations and Challenges

Cloud Computing Security: Foundations and Challenges

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This handbook offers a comprehensive overview of cloud computing security technology and implementation, while exploring practical solutions to a wide range of cloud computing security issues. With more organizations using cloud computing and cloud providers for data operations, proper security in these and other potentially vulnerable areas have become a priority for organizations of all sizes across the globe. Research efforts from both academia and industry in all security aspects related to cloud computing are gathered within one reference guide.
Published by: CRC Press | Publication date: 09/19/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 518 pages
Big-Data Analytics for Cloud, IoT and Cognitive Computing

Big-Data Analytics for Cloud, IoT and Cognitive Computing

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The definitive guide to successfully integrating social, mobile, Big-Data analytics, cloud and IoT principles and technologies The main goal of this book is to spur the development of effective big-data computing operations on smart clouds that are fully supported by IoT sensing, machine learning and analytics systems. To that end, the authors draw upon their original research and proven track record in the field to describe a practical approach integrating big-data theories, cloud design principles, Internet of Things (IoT) sensing, machine learning, data analytics and Hadoop and Spark programming. Part 1 focuses on data science, the roles of clouds and IoT devices and frameworks for big-data computing. Big data analytics and cognitive machine learning, as well as cloud architecture, IoT and cognitive systems are explored, and mobile cloud-IoT-interaction frameworks are illustrated with concrete system design examples. Part 2 is devoted to the principles of and algorithms for machine learning, data analytics and deep learning in big data applications. Part 3 concentrates on cloud programming software libraries from MapReduce to Hadoop, Spark and TensorFlow and describes business, educational, healthcare and social media applications for those tools.
  • The first book describing a practical approach to integrating social, mobile, analytics, cloud and IoT (SMACT) principles and technologies
  • Covers theory and computing techniques and technologies, making it suitable for use in both computer science and electrical engineering programs
  • Offers an extremely well-informed vision of future intelligent and cognitive computing environments integrating SMACT technologies
  • Fully illustrated throughout with examples, figures and approximately 150 problems to support and reinforce learning
  • Features a companion website with an instructor manual and PowerPoint slides www.wiley.com/go/hwangIOT
Big-Data Analytics for Cloud, IoT and Cognitive Computing satisfies the demand among university faculty and students for cutting-edge information on emerging intelligent and cognitive computing systems and technologies. Professionals working in data science, cloud computing and IoT applications will also find this book to be an extremely useful working resource. 
Published by: Wiley | Publication date: 03/17/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 432 pages
The Basics of Cloud Computing: Understanding the Fundamentals of Cloud Computing in Theory and Practice

The Basics of Cloud Computing: Understanding the Fundamentals of Cloud Computing in Theory and Practice

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As part of the Syngress Basics series, The Basics of Cloud Computing provides readers with an overview of the cloud and how to implement cloud computing in their organizations. Cloud computing continues to grow in popularity, and while many people hear the term and use it in conversation, many are confused by it or unaware of what it really means. This book helps readers understand what the cloud is and how to work with it, even if it isn’t a part of their day-to-day responsibility. Authors Derrick Rountree and Ileana Castrillo explains the concepts of cloud computing in practical terms, helping readers understand how to leverage cloud services and provide value to their businesses through moving information to the cloud. The book will be presented as an introduction to the cloud, and reference will be made in the introduction to other Syngress cloud titles for readers who want to delve more deeply into the topic. This book gives readers a conceptual understanding and a framework for moving forward with cloud computing, as opposed to competing and related titles, which seek to be comprehensive guides to the cloud.
  • Provides a sound understanding of the cloud and how it works
  • Describes both cloud deployment models and cloud services models, so you can make the best decisions for deployment
  • Presents tips for selecting the best cloud services providers
Published by: Syngress | Publication date: 09/03/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 176 pages
CSA Guide to Cloud Computing: Implementing Cloud Privacy and Security

CSA Guide to Cloud Computing: Implementing Cloud Privacy and Security

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CSA Guide to Cloud Computing brings you the most current and comprehensive understanding of cloud security issues and deployment techniques from industry thought leaders at the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). For many years the CSA has been at the forefront of research and analysis into the most pressing security and privacy related issues associated with cloud computing. CSA Guide to Cloud Computing provides you with a one-stop source for industry-leading content, as well as a roadmap into the future considerations that the cloud presents. The authors of CSA Guide to Cloud Computing provide a wealth of industry expertise you won't find anywhere else. Author Raj Samani is the Chief Technical Officer for McAfee EMEA; author Jim Reavis is the Executive Director of CSA; and author Brian Honan is recognized as an industry leader in the ISO27001 standard. They will walk you through everything you need to understand to implement a secure cloud computing structure for your enterprise or organization.
  • Your one-stop source for comprehensive understanding of cloud security from the foremost thought leaders in the industry
  • Insight into the most current research on cloud privacy and security, compiling information from CSA's global membership
  • Analysis of future security and privacy issues that will impact any enterprise that uses cloud computing
Published by: Syngress | Publication date: 09/22/2014
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 224 pages
Cloud Is a Piece of Cake

Cloud Is a Piece of Cake

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Why cloud? The evolution of cloud technology has drastically reduced the time and effort to ship an idea to the market. You neither need costly physical servers nor expensive maintenance engineers. Moving to the cloud takes care of everything. The best part is you only pay for what you use. This is a boon for individual developers and start-ups. What is in this book? Ever wondered how apps like Uber, Whatsapp, Snapchat, Instagram, Feedly, etc. work? Uber provides you locations of available cars real-time. Whatsapp, Snapchat lets you send text, photos and videos instantly. Instagram enables you to share photos. Feedly gives you news of your interest. This book teaches you to build such cloud apps. Who is the book for? 1. You are a computer science student looking to learn industry skills. 2. You have basic coding skills and want to learn cloud development. 3. You are a software engineer with years of experience but don't understand the cloud. 4. You want to move your service to cloud. 5. You want to develop cloud apps. "Febin does a brilliant job of introducing cloud computing jargon in layman's terms while at the same time carefully guiding the reader in getting started in building cloud apps practically without spoon feeding him/her." Naresh Annangar, Sr. Security Researcher, Zscaler "Cloud computing is no more the future; It is the present. From playing a game on Facebook to reading an e-book on a Kindle, everything is driven by cloud computing around us. This book makes learning fun, interesting and you get to solve real world problems. If you are a wannapreneur, entrepreneur, a student or someone who wants to start off with cloud computing, then this book is for you. Beware this book gets you addicted to cloud computing!" Vishnu Sosale, Android Developer, HackerEarth
Publication date: 12/22/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 96 pages
Cloud Computing 101: A Primer for Project Managers

Cloud Computing 101: A Primer for Project Managers

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Cloud computing is here to stay. If you’re a Project Manager, you’re increasingly likely to encounter situations in which cloud computing will have an impact on your project – whether you want it to or not! Often, you may have no choice – especially if a boss, customer or sponsor states, “You will use cloud computing in this project!” If you ask why, chances are the answer will be, “Because everyone else is using them!”As a PM, you need to be able to make sure that everyone involved with your project understands which of the three basic types of clouds are appropriate for that project. Each type of cloud has specific capabilities and limitations. Some come with different service models, as well as different “deployment models,” each with its own advantages and disadvantages.This book helps you cut through the jargon and hype surrounding clouds and cloud-based services. It will enable you to distinguish between the different types of clouds, service models, deployment models, and their relative strengths and limitations. It will help you:•Effectively manage project team and stakeholder expectations•Effectively plan, execute and monitor projects that involve clouds•Help your organization and customers avoid costly mistakes•Guide your organization to effectively leverage new cloud-based capabilities•Make clouds work for you and your project•Avoid common pitfalls (including security issues) when using cloudsThis book also maps the contents of key chapters to the process groups and knowledge areas in the PMBOK® Guide, allowing you to easily apply the accepted standards of project management to cloud computing.You don’t need to be a “techie” to benefit from this book. Hopefully, this book will help dispel some of the mystery and hype associated with cloud computing, and bring about that vital “Aha!” moment as you discover how to make the cloud work for your project.
Publication date: 03/30/2015
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 194 pages
CompTIA Cloud+ Study Guide: Exam CV0-001

CompTIA Cloud+ Study Guide: Exam CV0-001

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A hands-on approach to cloud computing for Exam CV0-001 CompTIA Cloud+ Study Guide covers 100% of all exam CV0-001objectives with in-depth explanations from expert Todd Montgomery. This comprehensive resource covers all aspects of cloud computing infrastructure and administration, with a practical focus on real-world skills. Each chapter includes a list of exam topics, helpful hands-on exercises, and illustrative examples that show how concepts are applied in different scenarios, to help you build a solid foundation of cloud computing skills. You also gain access to the Sybex interactive online learning environment and test bank, featuring electronic flashcards, glossary of key terms, and chapter tests and practice exams that help you test your knowledge and gauge the extent of your understanding. CompTIA's Cloud+ certification covers the implementation, maintenance, delivery, and security of cloud technologies and infrastructure. With thorough coverage, practical instruction, and expert insight, this book provides an ideal resource for Exam CV0-001 preparation.
  • Master the fundamental concepts, terminology, and characteristics of cloud computing
  • Implement cloud solutions, manage the infrastructure, and monitor performance
  • Install, configure, and manage virtual machines and devices
  • Get up to speed on hardware, testing, deployment, and more
The Cloud+ certification identifies you as the professional these companies need to ensure safe, seamless, functional cloud services, and The CompTIA Cloud+ Study Guide Exam CV0-001 provides the tools you need to be confident on exam day.
Published by: Sybex | Publication date: 10/27/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 360 pages
Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise: A Step-by-Step Guide (Addison-Wesley Information Technology Series)

Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise: A Step-by-Step Guide (Addison-Wesley Information Technology Series)

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Massive, disruptive change is coming to IT as software as a service (SaaS), SOA, mashups, Web 2.0, and cloud computing truly come of age. Now, one of the world’s leading IT innovators explains what it  all means—coherently, thoroughly, and authoritatively.   Writing for IT executives, architects, and developers alike, world-renowned expert David S. Linthicum explains why the days of managing IT organizations as private fortresses will rapidly disappear as IT inevitably becomes a global community. He demonstrates how to run IT when critical elements of customer, product, and business data and processes extend far beyond the firewall—and how to use all that information to deliver real-time answers about everything from an individual customer’s credit to the location of a specific cargo container.   Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise offers a clear-eyed assessment of the challenges associated with this new world—and offers a step-by-step program for getting there with maximum return on investment and minimum risk. Using multiple examples, Linthicum
  • Reviews the powerful cost, value, and risk-related drivers behind the move to cloud computing—and explains why the shift will accelerate
  • Explains the technical underpinnings, supporting technologies, and best-practice methods you’ll need  to make the transition
  • Helps you objectively assess the promise of cloud computing and SOA for your organization, quantify value, and make the business case
  • Walks you through evaluating your existing IT infrastructure and finding your most cost-effective, safest path to the “cloud”
  • Shows how to choose the right candidate data, services, and processes for your cloud computing initiatives
  • Guides you through building disruptive infrastructure and next-generation process platforms
  • Helps you bring effective, high-value governance to the clouds
If you’re ready to begin driving real competitive advantage from cloud computing, this book is the start-to-finish roadmap you need to make it happen.
Published by: Addison-Wesley Professional | Publication date: 09/29/2009
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 264 pages
Cloud Computing Law

Cloud Computing Law

https://www.amazon.com/Cloud-Computing-Law-Christopher-Milla...
Cloud computing, whereby software, data processing, data storage and other key IT requirements are delivered as a service via the Internet, is evolving rapidly. However, whilst many organisations are becoming reliant on cloud resources, contracts for cloud services often contain provisions that are inappropriate, unenforceable and/or illegal. Similarly, the application of established data protection concepts to the storage and processing of information in cloudenvironments can be problematic, with fundamental uncertainties as to what is regulated, who is reponsible, which laws apply, and the circumstances in which law enforcement authorities can obtain access to information.Covering the key legal and regulatory issues surrounding cloud computing, this work provides an invaluable analysis of this evolving area of law. Topics covered include contracts, data ownership and protection, access to data, competition, and consumer protection as well as an analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of governance models for cloud computing, making this the most coherent and comprehensive study of the issues surrounding cloud computing law.
Published by: OUP Oxford | Publication date: 10/10/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 436 pages
Reliability and Availability of Cloud Computing

Reliability and Availability of Cloud Computing

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A holistic approach to service reliability and availability of cloud computing Reliability and Availability of Cloud Computing provides IS/IT system and solution architects, developers, and engineers with the knowledge needed to assess the impact of virtualization and cloud computing on service reliability and availability. It reveals how to select the most appropriate design for reliability diligence to assure that user expectations are met. Organized in three parts (basics, risk analysis, and recommendations), this resource is accessible to readers of diverse backgrounds and experience levels. Numerous examples and more than 100 figures throughout the book help readers visualize problems to better understand the topic—and the authors present risks and options in bulleted lists that can be applied directly to specific applications/problems. Special features of this book include:
  • Rigorous analysis of the reliability and availability risks that are inherent in cloud computing
  • Simple formulas that explain the quantitative aspects of reliability and availability
  • Enlightening discussions of the ways in which virtualized applications and cloud deployments differ from traditional system implementations and deployments
  • Specific recommendations for developing reliable virtualized applications and cloud-based solutions
Reliability and Availability of Cloud Computing is the guide for IS/IT staff in business, government, academia, and non-governmental organizations who are moving their applications to the cloud. It is also an important reference for professionals in technical sales, product management, and quality management, as well as software and quality engineers looking to broaden their expertise.
Published by: Wiley-IEEE Press | Publication date: 07/20/2012
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 352 pages
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