International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications (IJERA)
Cloud computing is the use of computing resources(Hardware & Software) that are delivered as a service over a network (typically the internet). Cloud Information Accountability (CIA) framework, based on the notion of information accountability. Unlike privacy protection technologies, information accountability focuses on keeping the data usage transparent and traceable. The authors' proposed CIA framework provides end-to end accountability in a highly distributed fashion. One of them an innovative feature of the CIA framework lies in its ability of maintaining lightweight and powerful accountability that combines aspects of access control, usage control and authentication, and security issues.