An Approach towards Security for Cloud Environment with Regards to Botnet Attack

  • Dr. Ram Kumar Sharma Assistant Professor, IIMT College of Management, Greater Noida, U.P.
  • Vijay Kumar Assistant Professor, IIMT College of Management, Greater Noida, U.P.
Keywords: Cloud Computing, Cloud provides Platform as a Service (PaaS)


Cloud computing is emerging as a legitimate alternative model for the sourcing and provision of digitized platforms for business organizations today. Cloud provides Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS) an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and promise reduced IT costs and complexity, combined with improved access and flexibility. Botnet is the collections of bots or collection of compromised computers that are remotely controlled by its BotHerder. The term ‘Bot’ is nothing but a derived term from “ro-Bot” which is a generic term used to describe a script or sets of scripts designed to perform predefined function in automated fashion.

Today’s Malware and Botnets are recognized as a global problem and therefore reside in a complex system with many dependencies. Millions of computer systems are infected with often multiple types of malware. These computer systems are organized in several hundreds of different botnets.

Hence the objective of thepaper is to implement or create a secure cloud computing environment against botnet attack.


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