OpenWebCrypt—Securing Our Data in Public Cloud

  • Péter VörösEmail author
  • Attila Kiss
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 769)


Privacy is the ability of an individual or group to seclude themselves, or information about themselves, and thereby express themselves selectively. The increasing usage and popularity of web services indicate the likelihood of privacy disclosures. Users generate a high amount of data by using online services, such as social networks, mailing software, even calendars. These data can be sold to marketers, because of their increasing reliance on customer data to create a model of potential customers. While accessing the web services, users unknowingly agree to the privacy policy of the service provider through which they authorize the service providers to collect and share their personally identifiable information. In this paper, we aim to introduce a client-side open-source data securing system.


Privacy Web service security Public cloud Personal data management Data breach 



This work was supported by EFOP-3.6.3-VEKOP-16. Authors thank Ericsson Ltd. for support via the ELTE CNL collaboration.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Eötvös Loránd UniversityBudapestHungary

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