Security and Privacy in Private Cloud Environments

Short thesis

Because of privacy issues it, it is necessary to think about hosting your critical applications in your own datacenter or to choose a provider nearby.
It is easier than ever to set up a private cloud!

Central necessity of a cloud are systems to control the lifecycle of virtual machines and other resources.
What is necessary to install a cloud management systems?


  • Does a data center in Germany necessarily mean privacy?
  • How much effort is setting up and running a private cloud? 
  • How do I setup networks in private clouds (VLans, VPNs, SDN) 
  • What about mixed public private clouds? 
  • Is a private cloud more or less secure than hosting everything on bare metal?
  • Is your hardware really safe?
  • What about crypto implementations in the cloud?