29 May 2015
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Dr. LAW Eddie Ka Lun
(Research fellow, IRITS, S&T, OUHK)

Dr. Eddie K. L. Law obtained his doctoral, master’s, and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Toronto, New York University, and the University of Hong Kong, respectively. He was an assistant professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Toronto from 1999 to 2003 in Canada. Then he was an associate professor at Ryerson University in Toronto from 2004 to 2010. He returned to Hong Kong in 2011, and was the Chief Scientist of the Hong Kong Creative and Technology, Limited at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park from 2013 to 2014. Since April 2005, he joined the IRITS, S&T, OUHK as a research fellow. His research interests are in Cloud computing, computer and wireless networking, security protocol design, and Big Data. He is a holder of 3 US patents, and has more than 70 referred publications.

Cloud computing has been deployed and used among different types of organizations, from governments and large enterprises down to small-scale one-person companies. Cloud computing offers multiple services models, and its basic operating concepts will be introduced. Information and data being stored in Cloud, whether it is public or private, are always connected to the Internet, which allow users to access from anywhere at any time including those who may not be authorized. Traditional security model has been mainly on client-server model. In this talk, we shall investigate different potential security issues that may come with different Cloud computing operating models.