New Cloud Security Framework from ITU

New Cloud Security Framework from ITU

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is the United Nations specialized agency in the field of telecommunications, information and communication technologies (ICTs). ITU has issued recommendation ITU-T X.1601 describes the security framework for cloud computing. A framework methodology is provided for determining which security capabilities will require specification for mitigating security threats and addressing security challenges for cloud computing. Appendix I provides a mapping table on how a particular security threat or challenge is addressed by one or more corresponding security capabilities.