An Overview on SDN and NFV Security Orchestration in Cloud Network Environment

  • Israa T. Aziz Computer Center, University of Mosul, Mosul, Iraq
  • Ihsan H. Abdulqadder Department of Computer Science, Cihan University-Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq
Keywords: Software-defined network, Network functions virtualization, Cloud, Cryptography, Distributed denial of service attacks


Cloud networks are being used in most industries and applications in the current era. Software-defined networking has come up as an alternative tool and mechanism to follow and implement in a cloud networking environment in place of the traditional networking approaches. This paper includes the security aspects of computer networking concerning the cloud networking environment and software-defined networks. The security risks and vulnerabilities have been listed and described in this work, and the measures that may be adapted to detect, prevent, and control the same. The use of figures, diagrams, and codes has been done as applicable.


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Aziz I, Abdulqadder I. An Overview on SDN and NFV Security Orchestration in Cloud Network Environment. cuesj [Internet]. 20Jun.2021 [cited 26Jul.2021];5(1):20-7. Available from:
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