Edge Hill University
Cloud computing has become one of the most rapidly developing and popular area of distributed systems. One of the challenges that this new technology is facing is security that prevents its deployment on a larger scale. From the three well establish delivery models, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), due to its nature, stands out as sensitive to security related challenges. PaaS security is an active area of investigation amongst the information and network security community, however, issues and questions raised by the potential PaaS users have not been fully addressed.