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Protecting privacy in the cloud: current practices, future directions

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dc.contributor.author Barhamgi, Mahmoud
dc.contributor.author Bandara, Arosha K.
dc.contributor.author Yu, Yijun
dc.contributor.author Belhajjame, Khalid
dc.contributor.author Nuseibeh, Bashar
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-13T14:27:41Z
dc.date.available 2016-12-13T14:27:41Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5390
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Cloud computing has now emerged as popular computing paradigm for data storage and computation for enterprises and individuals. Its major characteristics include the pay-per-use pricing model, where users pay only for the resources they consume with no upfront cost for hardware/software infrastructures, and the capability of providing scalable and unlimited storage and computation resources to meet changing business needs of enterprises with minimal management overhead [1]. The cloud, however, presents a major limitation to enterprises and individuals who move to public clouds: they lose control over the systems that manage their data and applications, leading to increased security and privacy concerns [2,3,4]. In this article, we examine cloud privacy concerns, and provide an overview of current and emerging solutions for protecting privacy of data and applications deployed in the cloud. Based on this, we suggest a set of recommendations for practitioners and researchers to improve privacy protection of cloud users. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Computer;49 (2), pp. 68-72
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MC.2016.59
dc.rights © 2016 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works. en_US
dc.subject cloud computing en_US
dc.subject data-storage en_US
dc.subject privacy en_US
dc.title Protecting privacy in the cloud: current practices, future directions en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/MC.2016.59
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor ERC en_US
dc.relation.projectid 13/RC/2094 en_US
dc.relation.projectid 291652 (ASAP) en_US
dc.relation.projectid NPRP 05-079-1-018 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2150814


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