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Protecting Privacy in the Cloud: Current Practices, Future Directions

Barhamgi, Mahmoud; Bandara, Arosha K.; Yu, Yijun; Belhajjame, Khalid and Nuseibeh, Bashar (2016). Protecting Privacy in the Cloud: Current Practices, Future Directions. Computer, 49(2) pp. 68–72.

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Cloud computing has emerged as a popular datastorage and computation paradigm. One of its major benefits is the pay-per-use pricing model, in which users pay only for the resources they consume with no upfront hardware or software infrastructure costs. In addition, cloud computing gives users scalable and unlimited storage and computation resources to meet changing business needs with minimal management overhead.

On the other hand, cloud users lose control of the systems that manage their data and applications, increasing security and privacy concerns.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2016 IEEE
ISSN: 0018-9162
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Adaptive Security And Privacy (XC-11-004-BN)291652EC (European Commission): FP (inc.Horizon2020, ERC schemes)
Keywords: encryption; cloud; Cloud Cover; privacy
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
International Development & Inclusive Innovation
Item ID: 44987
Depositing User: Mahmoud Barhamgi
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2015 11:29
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 22:49
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