Fariborz Farahmand - Purdue University

Jan 12, 2011

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"Risk Perception and Trust in Cloud"

Abstract

Many companies today are paying attention to cloud computing and new aspects of large-scale, distributed computing. This emerging paradigm of the information age offers exciting benefits to companies and users, but cloud computing, like any other innovation, faces challenges such as security and privacy risks. How do different stakeholders perceive these risks and the effectiveness of the mitigations? And, how are these reflected in their trust in the cloud? The answers to these questions can affect the outcome of policy debates, and the allocation of resources in controlling security issues of cloud environments. This work presents an introduction to the cloud and some of its advantages and disadvantages. It discusses the role of risk perception and trust in security and privacy challenges of the cloud. It also makes recommendations addressing these challenges.

About the Speaker

Fariborz Farahmand received his Ph.D. in information and computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a faculty fellow and a research assistant professor at the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) at Purdue University. He has received several awards for excellence in scholarship and education, including a fellowship from the Institution for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P). His research interests are in behavioral economics and its applications in information systems, security and privacy of information systems, vulnerability and risk assessment of information systems, and technology policy.

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