International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology
Cloud computing enables highly scalable services to be easily consumed over the Internet on an as-needed basis. Security is considered to be one of the most critical aspects in a cloud computing environment due to the sensitivity and importance of information stored in the cloud and also due to the user's data are accessed remotely in unknown machines over the internet. Because of this user's fear of losing their control over the data. To overcome this problem, this paper proposes a User Accountability Framework (UAF) to keep track of the actual usage of the user's data in the cloud.