Encryption-Based Policy Enforcement for Cloud Storage

Nowadays, users are more and more exploiting external storage and connectivity for sharing and disseminating user-generated content. To this aim, they can benefit of the services offered by Internet companies, which however assume that the service provider is entitled to access the resources. To overcome this limitation, the authors present an approach that does not require complete trust in the external service w.r.t. both resource content and authorization management, while at the same time allowing users to delegate to the provider the enforcement of the access control policy on their resources.

Provided by: George Mason University Topic: Cloud Date Added: Jun 2010 Format: PDF

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