Anonymous-CPABE: Privacy Preserved Content Disclosure for Data Sharing in Cloud

  • S. SabithaEmail author
  • M. S. Rajasree
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9017)


Healthcare Providers are widely using Cloud Computing to securely share Electronic Health Record(EHR). Entire EHR data cannot be disclosed to all the users with different privilege level, since it is more privacy sensitive. So Healthcare Provider has to enforce a privacy preserved access control mechanism to efficiently share EHR. Privacy preserved secure data sharing is one of the most challenging issues in cloud environment. Existing access control mechanisms for data sharing do not consider the privacy of individuals, who are the subjects of data which is being shared while preventing user revocation problem. To address these problems, we are proposing a novel idea in which, users whose attributes satisfy the access policy and access rights are effective in access time can recover the corresponding data. Proposed scheme is able to ensure security, integrity, privacy preserved fine-grained access control and prevent data mining attacks on shared data. Even though this paper focuses on EHR sharing, it can be generalized to privacy preserved data sharing.


Cloud computing Ciphertext-policy attribute-based encryption Re-encryption Anonymization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringCollege of EngineeringTrivandrumIndia
  2. 2.IIITM-KTrivandrumIndia

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