Investigation methodology of a virtual desktop infrastructure for IoT

Doowon Jeong, Jungheum Park, Sangjin Lee, Chulhoon Kang

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Cloud computing for IoT (Internet of Things) has exhibited the greatest growth in the IT market in the recent past and this trend is expected to continue. Many companies are adopting a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) for private cloud computing to reduce costs and enhance the efficiency of their servers. As a VDI is widely used, threats of cyber terror and invasion are also increasing. To minimize the damage, response procedure for cyber intrusion on a VDI should be systematized. Therefore, we propose an investigation methodology for VDI solutions in this paper. Here we focus on a virtual desktop infrastructure and introduce various desktop virtualization solutions that are widely used, such as VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft. In addition, we verify the integrity of the data acquired in order that the result of our proposed methodology is acceptable as evidence in a court of law. During the experiment, we observed an error: one of the commonly used digital forensic tools failed to mount a dynamically allocated virtual disk properly.

Original languageEnglish
Article number689870
JournalJournal of Applied Mathematics
Volume2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Mathematics

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Investigation methodology of a virtual desktop infrastructure for IoT'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this