EduCloud: A Dynamic Three Stage Authentication Framework to Enhance Security in Public Cloud

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G. Kumaresan 1,* N.P.Gopalan 1

1. Department of Computer Applications, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli - 620015, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 25 Aug. 2015 / Revised: 28 Jul. 2017 / Accepted: 11 Sep. 2017 / Published: 8 Nov. 2017

Index Terms

Cloud Computing, EduCloud, Cloud Service Provider, Security, Authentication


Now-a-days, one of the most exciting technology is cloud computing. Accessing dynamically virtualized resources through internet is called as cloud computing. Security and confidentiality are the major concerns in public cloud. Though EduCloud (Educational Cloud) uses public cloud, moving data from one location to another location may lead to risk. Information related to staff, student and management or admin that can be shared in EduCloud, are to be secured in public educational cloud environment. In this scenario, data security is the most critical issue in cloud. But present authentication system available does not provide enough security in public EduCloud. Hence, we propose new authentication framework to enhance security in public educational cloud. The features of various authentication techniques are discussed in this paper and a novel framework is proposed for pubic EduCloud, which provides not only security but also increases the response time. The developed software tool is best suited and provably a secured solution to the public educational cloud environment.

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G. Kumaresan, N.P. Gopalan,"EduCloud: A Dynamic Three Stage Authentication Framework to Enhance Security in Public Cloud", International Journal of Engineering and Manufacturing(IJEM), Vol.7, No.6, pp.12-26, 2017. DOI: 10.5815/ijem.2017.06.02


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