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A Trustworthy Storage Framework on the Cloud

  • Xiang Yao
  • Wenbin Yao
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 320)

Abstract

The security of important data is a great issue in distributed storage system, especially when the data is stored on the cloud where risk increases and traditional encryption with key may not be secure enough. To deal with the problem, an expanded efficiency secret splitting algorithm (EESSA) is proposed to strengthen the security of data which is not only for long-term storage but also for sharing. Three key technologies are used in EESSA to guarantee security: file manipulation is used to split file to guarantee the data not be obtained by the unauthenticated users; asymmetric cryptosystem is designed to make a secure communication channel to transfer the feature information; security controller makes the whole secure process under the control. The security of the algorithm is proved theoretically, while its feasibility and efficiency is confirmed by experiments.

Keywords

trustworthy storage secure sharing information dispersal asymmetric cryptosystem 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiang Yao
    • 1
    • 2
  • Wenbin Yao
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceBeijing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsBeijingChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Trustworthy Distributed Computing and Service (BUPT)Ministry of EducationBeijingChina

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