A Novel Authentication Framework for Hadoop

  • P. K. Rahul
  • T. GireeshKumar
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 324)


Hadoop is an open-source file system used to process and carry Big data which is out of the reach of normal softwares to be work on. This paper analyses the data security issues in Hadoop and proposes a new authentication framework for clients. The framework uses cryptographic functions such as public key cryptography, private key cryptography, hashing functions, and random number generator. This framework will define a new key for each client and authenticate all clients and services using this key. The authentication agent offers user data protection, way for privilege separations, and basic security needs for data stored in Hadoop file system.


Hadoop distributed file system Authentication protocols Unix Cryptographic functions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tifac Core in Cyber SecurityAmrita Vishwa VidyapeethamCoimbatoreIndia

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