Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka
Cloud computing has become a controversial subject in the future of computer networks. Furthermore, it has emerged as a major information and communications technology leaning. The most important problem in cloud computing environment that enterprises are focused on is security concerns. One of the challenges in cloud environment is to detect detrimental attacks. Port scanning is one of the malicious attacks on cloud environment, which mapped the characteristics of the cloud network for further attacks. Thus, detection of port scanning is vital for cloud providers. In this paper, the authors provide an overview of various methods of detecting port scanning, which can be used in cloud environment.