A Practical Scheme for Implementing Client Side Encryptions and Decryptions

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Lija Mohana 1 Sudheep Elayidom M. 1

1. Division of Computer Science, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kerala, India.

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijeme.2015.04.03

Received: 21 May 2015 / Revised: 7 Jul. 2015 / Accepted: 5 Aug. 2015 / Published: 8 Sep. 2015

Index Terms

Cloud computing, information security, client side encryption, Java applet


The amount of data that is generated each day is rapidly increasing so that the traditional ways of data storage seems to be inadequate. Cloud Computing has helped a lot to solve the storage issues but fear of data leakage hinders its widespread acceptance. Even though the public clouds like Amazon, Google etc store the data in encrypted form, data loss can still occur during transmission. The only practical solution is to upload encrypted data to cloud. Hence users should have an additional software or application to encrypt the data before uploading and decrypt the data after retrieval. This article analyzes different solutions for implementing such applications. The article also describes about the cryptographic primitives that can be added for enforcing security.

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Lija Mohana, Sudheep Elayidom M.,"A Practical Scheme for Implementing Client Side Encryptions and Decryptions", IJEME, vol.5, no.4, pp.21-26, 2015. DOI: 10.5815/ijeme.2015.04.03


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