Secure ICT Service Provisioning for Cloud, Mobile and Beyond
Cost pressure and economies of scale reinforce the concentration of information and communication technology (ICT) and result in an industrialized IT production characterized by rigorous specialization, standardization and division of labor along the complete supply chain. This book describes new concepts, methods and measures which enable specialized ICT service providers and large IT departments to provide secure ICT services in this environment. This book is for suppliers playing their role in this industry. Even more important, user organizations are given deep insight in secure IT production which allows them to make the best out of cloud, mobile and beyond. This book presents a new organization and classification scheme being thoroughly modular and hierarchical. It contains a security taxonomy that organizes all aspects of modern industrialized IT production. The approach takes operational requirements into account and focuses on user requirements, thus facing the reality in the market economy. The book also describes a wealth of security measures derived from real-world challenges in IT production and service management.