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CHAPTER 6

Risk and Trust Assessment

Schemes for Cloud Services

Erdal Cayirci

University of Stavanger

Stavanger, Norway

CONTENTS

6.1  Introduction

6.1.1  Definitions

6.1.2  Structure of the Chapter

6.2  Risk Analysis, Assessment, and Management

6.3  Top Threats for the Cloud

6.4  Cloud Risk Assessment

6.5  Risk and Trust Models for the Cloud

6.6  Summary

Acknowledgments

Further Reading

References

6.1  INTRODUCTION

The trust relation between cloud customers (CCs) and cloud service providers (CSPs) has to be established before CCs move their information systems to the cloud. This requires an in-depth understanding of associated risks. Moreover, regulations related to data protection, financial reporting, etc. involve certain requirements that ...

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