Models of threats to cloud services


  • M.V. Yesina Харківський національний університет імені В.Н. Каразіна, АТ «Інститут Інформаційних технологій», Ukraine
  • V.V. Onoprienko АТ «Інститут Інформаційних Технологій», Ukraine
  • A.V. Tolok Харківський національний університет імені В. Н. Каразіна, Ukraine



cloud computing, threats of cloud services, modeling systems


Cloud services have become popular due to their advantages over traditional computing. The cloud provides remote access to software, hardware, and other services. This has allowed companies to be more productive and enabled remote work. Cloud services have fewer hardware and infrastructure requirements, which reduces the cost of maintaining and supporting information technology. The future success of organizations will depend, not least, on the extent to which they implement cloud computing in their operations. According to forecasts, spending on cloud IT technologies will continue to grow and in 2025 will exceed spending on traditional IT technologies. Security of cloud services is becoming a critical issue as more and more companies complete their digital transformation. Despite the many benefits, cloud services also face their own security threats and challenges. Since cloud services store and process a significant amount of sensitive information, a cloud breach can lead to data leaks that can hinder business development and cause significant damage to a company's reputation. There are risks associated with the unavailability of cloud services in case of technical problems and dependence on external providers. Therefore, companies should carefully assess potential threats and take appropriate measures to protect their data and business in general when using cloud services. There are many methods to help determine how prepared your organization is for the growing number of threats. Threat modeling is one of the methods for predicting and preparing for possible threats. Using modeling frameworks allows you to allocate resources and plan possible actions during an attack. There are many modeling frameworks available, but it is important to remember that these frameworks have their advantages and disadvantages, so the choice depends on the context and needs of a particular system. Analyzing, evaluating, and comparing existing methods for modeling and protecting against threats in cloud services is the main objective of this article.


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How to Cite

Yesina, M., Onoprienko, V., & Tolok, A. (2023). Models of threats to cloud services. Radiotekhnika, 1(212), 36–41.