Binary Information Press
To accept cloud storage service, the data security issue is a major concern. While service providers tend to promise users with a long list of data protection features, due to the impracticability in directly observing the actual actions of the service providers, the service providers may not to fulfill their promises honestly and there arises the problem of potential moral hazard. Currently, a plenty of data integrity auditing schemes have been proposed to solve the untrusted storage problem technically. However, in practice, how these schemes should be utilized effectively to avoid moral hazard is an important strategic issue that needs to be addressed.