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An Enhanced Security Framework for a Cloud Application

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 324)

Abstract

Cloud computing has gained momentum over the past few years where numerous business domains have shown a radical shift from their traditional software. Cloud apps can run weeks with minimum cost and user maintenance, which overcomes the drawback of a traditional software approach. However, cloud security is still in its infancy stage; hence, there are a numerous security issues possible. The purpose of this paper is to device a mechanism to store and retrieve data securely from cloud, overpowering as many threats as possible. The paper starts with a general introduction about cloud security and its advantages, which leads way to the major security challenges known about cloud and a framework to overcome it. We specifically concentrate on secure access of data over cloud, sharing data between multiple cloud users and the cloud data center. A simulator “Cloudsim” has been used.

Keywords

Access control Cloud computing Security Cloudsim Encryption/decryption Digital signature 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.VIT UniversityVelloreIndia

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