Speaker: Samia Bouzefrane
Title:Virtualization and Trust in Mobile Cloud Computing".
Abstract: Nowadays, mobiles devices are part of our daily life. Unlike their limited resources, they offer various services to the user thanks to the Cloud computing that extends the resources of the mobile devices. This is commonly called mobile cloud computing. Cloud computing relies on the concept of virtualization, where VMs are used to host software, platform and infrastructure as services offered to the user. To alleviate the mobile devices from their intensive computation, one of the solutions is to offload the computation of the mobile devices into the Cloud. In addition, to implement the BYOD concept, mobile devices may host distinct VMs in order to deal with enterprise purposes while considering private concerns. This makes it possible to migrate VMs from mobile devices to the Cloud to achieve externalization. This environment based on VM everywhere, i.e. within the mobile device and the Cloud, requires to be trustworthy to allow its use by the user in secure way. To build a trust environment, the mobile cloud computing has to rely on hardware trusted platforms. This presentation will deal with how to build a trust environment, in mobile cloud computing, that manages VMs at rest and during migration.
Bio: Samia Bouzefrane is an Associate Professor at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers of Paris. She received her PhD in Computer Science from the University of Poitiers (France) in 1998. After four years at the University of Le Havre (France), she joined in 2002 the CEDRIC Lab of CNAM where she worked on real-time and embedded systems. She is the co-author of many books (Operating Systems, Smart Cards, and Identity Management Systems). Her current research areas cover service architecture and security in mobile cloud computing, internet of things, and virtualization.
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