Browser as a Service (BaaS): Security and Performance Enhancements for the Rich Web

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This paper introduces an architectural approach to access the Web via a virtual Web browser executed within a secure Cloud environment. The Web has become an indispensable prerequisite of everyday live and the Web browser is the most used application on a variety of distinct devices. The content delivered by the Web has changed drastically from static pages to media-rich and interactive Web applications offering nearly the same functionality as native applications, a trend which is further pushed by the Cloud and more specifically the Cloud's SaaS layer.