Enable Tpa To Perform Audits For Multiple Users Efficiently For Securing Cloud Storage

M Mounika, Farhana Begum


The concept of public audit capability has been planned in the conditions of make certain remotely stored data reliability under different system and security models. To fully make sure the data honesty and save the cloud users’ calculation possessions as well as online burden it is of significant consequence to help public auditing service for cloud data storage so that users may alternative to an independent third-party auditor (TPA) to re-evaluate the outsourced data when needed. The TPA who has know-how and potential that users do not can intermittently check the integrity of all the data stored in the cloud on behalf of the users which provides a much more easier and sensible way for the users to make sure their storage correctness in the cloud. Furthermore in addition to help users to assess the danger of their subscribed cloud data services the audit results from TPA would also be beneficial for the cloud service providers to recover their cloud-based service platform and even serve up for independent negotiation purposes.



Data storage, privacy preserving, public audit ability, cloud computing, delegation, batch verification, zero knowledge.


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