The Cloud Needs Cross-Layer Data Handling Annotations

Now-a-days, an ever-increasing number of service providers take advantage of the cloud computing paradigm in order to efficiently offer services to private users, businesses, and governments. However, while cloud computing allows to transparently scale back-end functionality such as computing and storage, the implied distributed sharing of resources has severe implications when sensitive or otherwise privacy-relevant data is concerned. These privacy implications primarily stem from the in-transparency of the involved backend providers of a cloud-based service and their dedicated data handling processes.

Provided by: RWSoftware Topic: Cloud Date Added: Apr 2013 Format: PDF

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