Description: In the article main cloud services were described and advantages and characteristics of the security model of PaaS were highlighted. The features of architecture of well-known clouds such as Google App Engine and Amazon Elastic Beanstalk with PaaS service were analyzed. Both providers of cloud services supports different API and programming languages. Distribution of information security threats in the PaaS cloud – environment between consumers and providers of cloud services was analyzed. The correlation between threats and security measures in order to determine the completeness of overlapping groups of measures and threats was analyzed.
Keywords: cloud computing, PaaS, cloud security, security standards, cloud service customer, cloud service provider