DCaP—Data Confidentiality and Privacy in Cloud Computing: Strategies and Challenges

  • Basappa B. Kodada
  • Demian Antony D’Mello
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 705)


Cloud computing is one of the revolutionary technology for individual users due to its availability of on-demand services through the sharing of resources. This technology avoids the in-house infrastructure construction, cost of infrastructure and its maintenance. Hence individual users and organizations are moving towards cloud to outsource their data and applications. But many individuals are worried about the privacy and confidentiality of their data before sharing into cloud. The Cloud service provider has to ensure data security against unauthorized access in and out of the cloud computing infrastructure. Hence this paper identifies and describes the possible threats on Data confidentiality and privacy. The author also presents the anatomy and summary of general observations made on the available mechanisms to counter these threats.


Cloud computing Data security Confidentiality Privacy Encryption Cloud data security 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.AJ Institute of Engineering & Technology Mangaluru, Visvesvaraya Technological University BelagaviBelgaumIndia
  2. 2.Canara Engineering College Mangaluru, Visvesvaraya Technological University BelagaviBelgaumIndia

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