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Security Service Level Agreements Based Authentication and Authorization Model for Accessing Cloud Services

  • Durgesh Bajpai
  • Manu Vardhan
  • Sachin Gupta
  • Ravinder Kumar
  • Dharmender Singh Kushwaha
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 176)

Abstract

Cloud computing is defined as delivering of computing resources as a service. Discovery of reliable resource provider and access control are key components of cloud computing. Service level agreements are negotiated between the service provider and enterprise. This paper proposes authentication interface to access a cloud service. User authentication token is required to validate whether the user is registered employee of enterprise or not. Service authentication token is required to validate the access right of a user for service. Service selection is acquired via monitoring of security measures of services provided by a service provider through security service level agreements at enterprise end. Thereby, completely relieving end user from the nitty-gritty of service providers in comparison to approaches proposed in past. Single sign on mechanisms for user and services is used. Features like Denial of service, man in the middle attack and access control rights of employees are also handled.

Keywords

Authentication Cloud Denial of Service attack (DOS) Kerberos Services Service Level Agreement Symmetric Encryption 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Durgesh Bajpai
    • 1
  • Manu Vardhan
    • 1
  • Sachin Gupta
    • 1
  • Ravinder Kumar
    • 1
  • Dharmender Singh Kushwaha
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science Engineering DepartmentMotilal Nehru National Institute of Technology AllahabadAllahabadIndia

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