PROTECTING PRIVATE DATA IN THE CLOUD

Lars Rasmusson, Mudassar Aslam

Abstract

Companies that process business critical and secret data are reluctant to use utility and cloud computing for the risk that their data gets stolen by rogue system administrators at the hosting company. We describe a system organization that prevents host administrators from directly accessing or installing eaves-dropping software on the machine that holds the client’s valuable data. Clients are monitored via machine code probes that are inlined into the clients’ programs at runtime. The system enables the cloud provider to install and remove software probes into the machine code without stopping the client’s program, and it prevents the provider from installing probes not granted by the client.

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Rasmusson L. and Aslam M. (2012). PROTECTING PRIVATE DATA IN THE CLOUD . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-8565-05-1, pages 5-12. DOI: 10.5220/0003895800050012


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@conference{closer12,
author={Lars Rasmusson and Mudassar Aslam},
title={PROTECTING PRIVATE DATA IN THE CLOUD},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,},
year={2012},
pages={5-12},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003895800050012},
isbn={978-989-8565-05-1},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,
TI - PROTECTING PRIVATE DATA IN THE CLOUD
SN - 978-989-8565-05-1
AU - Rasmusson L.
AU - Aslam M.
PY - 2012
SP - 5
EP - 12
DO - 10.5220/0003895800050012