Alumni of the Partnership Presented a Study about the Cloud Computing Dangers

Francisco Rocha, alumnus of the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program, and Miguel Correia, researcher at the Universidade de Lisboa, presented a paper titled “Lucy in the Sky without Diamonds: Stealing Confidential Data in the Cloud,” at the First International Workshop on Dependability of Clouds, Data Centers and Virtual Computing Environments (DCDV 2011), in conjunction with the 41st Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2011). This paper results from Francisco Rocha thesis, titled “Privacy in Cloud Computing”, developed in the scope of the Master program in Information Technology – Information Security. After finishing his professional master program, Rocha continued to work with Miguel Correia, his advisor during the course, and to pursue research in the cloud computing area.

Read the Portuguese article at Exame Informática (August 1st, 2011).