Cloud computing is best emerging paradigm in computer industry. This technology hides the details of services from user. Moreover, users may not know the machines which actually process and host their data and also that data is outsourced to other entities which cause issues related to accountability. So there is need of approach which allows users to keep track of their data in the cloud. To solve security related issues the authors propose a Cloud Data Security and Accountability (CDSA) framework which is based on information accountability.