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A security architecture for cloud storage combining proofs of retrievability and fairness

Albeshri, Aiiad Ahmad, Boyd, Colin, & Gonzalez Nieto, Juan M. (2012) A security architecture for cloud storage combining proofs of retrievability and fairness. In Zimmermann, Wolf, Lee, Yong Woo, & Demchenko, Yuri (Eds.) Proceedings of Cloud Computing 2012 : The Third International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDS and Virtualization, IARIA, Hotel Novotel Cap, Nice, pp. 30-35.

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Abstract

We investigate existing cloud storage schemes and identify limitations in each one based on the security services that they provide. We then propose a new cloud storage architecture that extends CloudProof of Popa et al. to provide availability assurance. This is accomplished by incorporating a proof of storage protocol. As a result, we obtain the first secure storage cloud computing scheme that furnishes all three properties of availability, fairness and freshness.

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ID Code: 52970
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Cloud computing, Cloud storage, Cloud security
ISBN: 9781612082165
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Computer System Security (080303)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 IARIA
Deposited On: 08 Aug 2012 09:24
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2012 09:00

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