Hierarchical Attribute-Based Encryption for Fine-Grained Access Control in Cloud Storage Services

Cloud computing, as an emerging computing paradigm, enables users to remotely store their data into a cloud so as to enjoy scalable services on-demand. Especially for small and medium-sized enterprises with limited budgets, they can achieve cost savings and productivity enhancements by using cloud-based services to manage projects, to make collaborations, and the like. However, allowing Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), which are not in the same trusted domains as enterprise users, to take care of confidential data, may raise potential security and privacy issues.

Provided by: Association for Computing Machinery Topic: Security Date Added: Oct 2010 Format: PDF

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