Secure Cloud Based Medical Data Exchange Using Attribute Based Encryption

Secure Management of medical data has become a major issue as there is an increase in need for medical data exchange among different healthcare providers. Cloud platform can form an exchange platform that all healthcare organizations use and can serve as storage centre of medical records. However, there had been wide security and privacy concerns as medical records are known to third - party server and unauthorized parties. The medical data residing on a cloud server are subjected to many inside and outside malicious attacks. To keep sensitive medical data confidential in cloud, existing solutions apply encryption methods by disclosing data decryption keys only to authorized users.

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Applications Topic: Cloud Date Added: Jun 2012 Format: PDF

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