CHAPTER 19

DATA SECURITY IN CLOUD

19.1 Introduction

19.2 Current State

19.3 Homo Sapiens and Digital Information

19.4 Cloud, Digital Persona and Data Security

19.5 Content Level Security (CLS)

19.1 INTRODUCTION

Cloud computing is a development that is intended to permit more open accessibility and simpler and advanced data sharing. Data is uploaded up on a cloud and retained in a data centre for access by users from the centre, or more so in a fully cloud-based model. The data itself are created in the cloud and stored and accessed from the cloud (via a data centre). The most conspicuous risk in this scenario concerns the storage of data.

Data security risks are aggregated by the open environment of cloud computing. Accessibility of data is the ...

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