Serverless computing: a security perspective

Eduard Marin*, Diego Perino, Roberto Di Pietro

*Corresponding author for this work

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In this article we review the current serverless architectures, abstract and categorize their founding principles, and provide an in-depth security analysis. In particular, we: show the security shortcomings of the analyzed serverless architectural paradigms; point to possible countermeasures; and, highlight several research directions for practitioners, Industry, and Academia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number69
JournalJournal of Cloud Computing
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 2022


  • Architectures
  • Cloud computing
  • Security
  • Serverless computing
  • Threat models
  • Vulnerabilities

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Networks and Communications


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