Publications

2017

Journals

  1. Valentina Casola, Alessandra De Benedictis, Jolanda Modic, Massimiliano Rak, Umberto Villano Per-service Security SLAs for Cloud Security Management: Model and Implementation“. International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing (IJGUC)
  2. Alessandra De Benedictis, Valentina Casola, Massimiliano Rak and Umberto Villano “An approach based on security SLA to the monitoring of data security in the cloud” Book series “Intelligent Data-Centric Systems” by Elsevier.

Conference papers

  1. Casola V., De Benedictis A., Rak M. and Villano U. (2017). “An Automatic Tool for Benchmark Testing of Cloud Applications”. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science – Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-758-243-1, pages 729-736. Link to Paper
  2. Gupta S., Ferrarons-Llagostera J., Dominiak J., Muntés-Mulero V., Matthews P., Rios E. (2017) “Security-Centric Evaluation Framework for IT Services”. In: Au M., Castiglione A., Choo KK., Palmieri F., Li KC. (eds) Green, Pervasive, and Cloud Computing. GPC 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10232. Springer, Cham. Link to Paper
  3. Carvallo P., Cavalli A.R., Mallouli W., Rios E. (2017) “Multi-cloud Applications Security Monitoring”. In: Au M., Castiglione A., Choo KK., Palmieri F., Li KC. (eds) Green, Pervasive, and Cloud Computing. GPC 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10232. Springer, Cham. Link to Paper
  4. Casola V., De Benedictis A., Nardone R. (2017) “Towards Model-Based Security Assessment of Cloud Applications”. In: Au M., Castiglione A., Choo KK., Palmieri F., Li KC. (eds) Green, Pervasive, and Cloud Computing. GPC 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10232. Springer, Cham. Link to Paper
  5. Rak Massimiliano (2017) “Security Assurance of (Multi-)Cloud Application with Security SLA Composition”. In: Au M., Castiglione A., Choo KK., Palmieri F., Li KC. (eds) Green, Pervasive, and Cloud Computing. GPC 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10232. Springer, Cham. Link to Paper
  6. Rak Massimiliano and Venticinque Salvatore (2017) “Secure microGRID in cloud: The CoSSMic Case Study”. In: Au M., Castiglione A., Choo KK., Palmieri F., Li KC. (eds) Green, Pervasive, and Cloud Computing. GPC 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10232. Springer, Cham. Link to Paper
  7. Valentina Casola, Alessandra De Benedictis, Massimiliano Rak, Umberto Villano, Erkuden Rios, Angel Rego, Giancarlo Capone. “MUSA Deployer: Deployment of Multi-cloud Applications”. In Proceedings of 2017 IEEE 26th International Conference on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises (WETICE), vol. 00, no. , pp. 107-112, 2017. Link to Paper
  8. Casola Valentina, De Benedictis Alessandra, Rak Massimiliano, Villano Umberto. “A Security Metric Catalogue for Cloud Applications”. In: Barolli L., Terzo O. (eds) Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems. CISIS 2017. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 611. Springer, Cham. Link to Paper
  9. Samuel Olaiya Afolaranmi, Borja Ramis Ferrer, Wael M. Mohammed, Mussawar Ahmed, Robert Harrison and Jose L. Martinez Lastra. “Providing an access control layer to web-based applications for the industrial domain: FASTory simulator case“. In Proceedings of the IEEE 15th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN), July 2017.
  10. Erkuden Rios, Eider Iturbe and Maria Carmen Palacios. “Self-healing Multi-cloud Application Modelling“. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2017), August 29 – September 1, Reggio Calabria, Italy. Link to Paper
  11. Erkuden Rios “SLA-based continuous security assurance in multi-cloud DevOps“. International Workshop on Secure Software Engineering in DevOps and Agile Development (SecSE 2017), September 2017, Norway.
  12. Erkuden Rios, Eider Iturbe, Wissam Mallouli and Massimiliano Rak. “Dynamic security assurance in multi-cloud DevOps“. In Proceedings of 2017 IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS), 9-11 October, Las Vegas, NV USA.
  13. Borja Ramis Ferrer, Samuel Olaiya Afolaranmi and Jose L. Martinez Lastra. “Principles and risk assessment of managing distributed ontologies hosted by embedded devices for controlling industrial systems“. In Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of The IEEE Industrial and Electronics Society (IECON 2017), October 2017, Beijing, China.
  14. Syed Arsalan Shah, Petr Belyaev, Borja Ramis Ferrer, Wael M. Mohammed and Jose L. Martinez Lastra. “Processing mobility traces for activity recognition in smart cities“. In Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Service-Oriented Cyber-Physical Systems in Converging Networked Environments (SOCNE), October 2017, Beijing, China.

2016

Journals

  1. Juha Puttonen, Samuel Olaiya Afolaranmi, Luis Gonzalez Moctezuma, Andrei Lobov, Jose L. Martinez Lastra. “Enhancing Security in Cloud-based Cyber-physical Systems“. Journal of Cloud Computing Research (JCCR). Link to Paper

Conference papers

  1. Samuel Olaiya Afolaranmi, Luis Gonzalez Moctezuma, Massimiliano Rak, Valentina Casola, Erkuden Rios, Jose L. Martinez Lastra (2016). “Methodology to Obtain Security Controls in Multi-Cloud Applications“. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science – Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-758-182-3, pages 327-332. Link to paper
  2. Valentina Casola, Alessandra De Benedictis, Jolanda Modic, Massimiliano Rak, Umberto Villano “Per-service Security SLA: a New Model for Security Management in Clouds“. In Proceedings of 2016 IEEE 25th International Conference on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises (WETICE), June 2016.  Link to paper
  3. Erkuden Rios, Wissam Mallouli, Massimiliano Rak, Valentina Casola, Antonio M. Ortiz “SLA-driven Monitoring of Multi-Cloud Application Components using the MUSA framework“. In Proceedings of 2016 IEEE 36th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops (STAM), June 2016. Link to paper
  4. Valentina Casola, Alessandra De Benedictis, MAdalina Erascu, Massimiliano Rak, Umberto Villano “A Security SLA-driven Methodology to Set-up Security Capabilities on Top of Cloud Services“. In Proceedings of 2016 10th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems (CISIS), July 2016. Link to paper
  5. Jaume Ferrarons Llagostera, Smrati Gupta, Victor Muntés-Mulero, Josep-Lluis Larriba-Pey, Peter Matthews “Scoring cloud services through digital ecosystem community analysis“. In: Bridge D., Stuckenschmidt H. (eds) E-Commerce and Web Technologies. EC-Web 2016. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, vol 278. Springer, Cham. Link to paper
  6. Valentina Casola, Alessandra De Benedictis, Massimiliano Rak,and Erkuden Rios “Security-by-design in clouds: a Security-SLA driven methodology to build secure cloud applications“. In Proceedings of CloudForward, CF2016, 18-20 October 2016, Madrid, Spain – Procedia Computer Science, Volume 97, 2016, Pages 53-62. Link to paper
  7. Erkuden Rios and Massimiliano Rak “Cloud challenges towards free flow of data“. In Proceedings of CloudForward, CF2016, 18-20 October 2016, Madrid, Spain – Procedia Computer Science, Volume 97, 2016, Pages 135-139. Link to paper
  8. Alessandra De Benedictis, Valentina Casola, Massimiliano Rak and Umberto Villano “Cloud Security: from Per-Provider to Per-Service Security SLAs“. In Proceedings of 2016 International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCoS). Link to paper

2015

Conference papers

  1. Erkuden Rios, Eider Iturbe, Leire Orue-Echevarria, Massimiliano Rak, Valentina Casola. “Towards Self-Protective Multi-Cloud Applications – MUSA – a Holistic Framework to Support the Security-Intelligent Lifecycle Management of Multi-Cloud Applications”. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science – Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-758-104-5, pages 551-558. Link to paper
  2. Antonio M. Ortiz, Erkuden Rios, Wissam Mallouli, Eider Iturbe, Edgardo Montes de Oca. “Self-protecting multi-cloud applications“. In Proceedings of 2015 IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS). Link to paper
  3. Juha Puttonen, Samuel Olaiya Afolaranmi, Luis Gonzalez Moctezuma, Andrei Lobov, Jose L. Martinez Lastra. “Security in Cloud-based Cyber-physical Systems“. In Proceedings of 2015 10th International Conference on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing (3PGCIC). Link to paper