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Multi-agent Based Dynamic Data Integrity Protection in Cloud Computing

  • S. Venkatesan
  • Abhishek Vaish
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 142)

Abstract

Cloud computing is the emerging worldwide technology to mitigate the burden of the users by providing different types of services. There are numerous of critical questions in data protection to answer before adopting this new cloud technology. Data integrity protection is one of the prime challenge in the cloud computing because the data is located in the third party server. This paper proposes an efficient multi-agent based static and dynamic data integrity protection by periodically verifying the hash value of the files stored in the enormous date storage. In order to provide optimized result we propose to take an adequate chunk of data in a randomized fashion, instead of the whole cumulative hash value to the data owner for integrity check. The matching process of the hash value by the agent can identify the malicious change on the data stored in the remote server and it will recover the data efficiently through its backup storage.

Keywords

Cloud Computing Data Integrity Multi-Agent systems 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Venkatesan
    • 1
  • Abhishek Vaish
    • 1
  1. 1.Indian Institute of Information TechnologyAllahabadIndia

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