Kriativ-tech Volume 1, Issue 9, April 2018, Pages: xxx Received: Dec. 28, 2019; Accepted: Feb. 25, 2020. Published: Oct. 11, 2021.


Dulce Mourato, Assistant Professor at ISTEC



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Dulce Mourato, Security and Privacy in Cloud Computing: Simple Checklist to Virtualization DOI: 10.31112/kriativ-tech-2021-10-63


With the COVID-19 Pandemic, Portuguese enterprises discover the crucial opportunity to make the difference worldwide with virtualization, using Cloud Computing technologies, however they are yet not fully convinced. Cloud security and privacy seems to be the main problems for organizations early adoption. It was possible to use a descriptive methodology, and an literature review approach to differentiate solutions, build on a simple checklist format and reveal essential arguments, that any small and medium-sized Portuguese company should take into account, before purchasing Cloud technologies adapted to its potential growth. One of the major limitations of this study, was the inability to point out at real business environment, only using observation and scientific, technological and specialized level studies, presented here as potential result. The goal was verify if the applications or services implementation for protection and security scalability - really works.


Security, Privacy, Cloud Computing, Virtualization, Checklist.


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