Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security
Resource Center

SP 800-145

The NIST Definition of Cloud Computing

Date Published: September 2011

Author(s)

Peter Mell (NIST), Tim Grance (NIST)

Abstract

Keywords

Cloud Computing; SaaS; PaaS; IaaS; On-demand Self Service; Reserve Pooling; Rapid Elasticity; Measured Service; Software as a Service; Platform as a Service; Infrastructure as a Service
Control Families

None selected

Topics

Security and Privacy
planning

Technologies
cloud & virtualization

Laws and Regulations
Federal Information Security Modernization Act; OMB Circular A-130