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Cloud Security and Privacy by Design

  • Thomas Lorünser
  • Thomas Länger
  • Daniel Slamanig
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 570)

Abstract

In current cloud paradigms and models, security and privacy are typically treated as add-ons and are not adequately integrated as functions of the cloud systems. The EU Project Prismacloud (Horizon 2020 programme; duration 2/2015–7/2018) sets out to address this challenge and yields a portfolio of novel technologies to build security enabled cloud services, guaranteeing the required security by built-in strong cryptography.

Keywords

Secure cloud computing Cryptography Privacy Information theoretic security Usability Security by design 

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Lorünser
    • 1
  • Thomas Länger
    • 2
  • Daniel Slamanig
    • 3
  1. 1.AIT Austrian Institute of TechnologyViennaAustria
  2. 2.University of LausanneLausanneSwitzerland
  3. 3.Graz University of TechnologyGrazAustria

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