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    Securing authentication and trusted migration of weblets in the cloud with reduced traffic

    Panneerselvam, J. and Sotiriadis, Stelios and Bessis, N. and Antonopoulos, N. (2012) Securing authentication and trusted migration of weblets in the cloud with reduced traffic. In: UNSPECIFIED (ed.) 2012 Third International Conference on Emerging Intelligent Data and Web Technologies. IEEE, pp. 316-319. ISBN 9781467319867.

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    Abstract

    Cloud computing is making a new revolution in the computing world. Elasticity is one of the key features of the cloud which makes cloud computing further fashionable. Cloud is still in its infant stages and it faces a wide range of security threats. The security downtime of cloud is relatively slowing down the spreading up of cloud computing. This paper focuses on the security threats faced by the web lets during their migration between the cloud and the mobile devices. Web let migration is an important task during the implementation of elasticity in the cloud. As a primary step, a secure communication channel is designed for the web let migration by deploying secure shell protocol. Herein, the vulnerabilities in some authentication mechanisms are highlighted and a better way of authenticating the web lets with SFTP (Secure File Transfer Protocol) is suggested. Finally, managing the traffic effectively in the designed channel with the aid of back pressure technique is also covered in this paper.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): cloud computing, trusted computing, SFTP, Weblets, authentication mechanisms, cloud computing, mobile devices, reduced traffic, secure file transfer protocol, securing authentication, security threats, trusted migration, Authentication, Cloud computing, Communication channels, Mobile handsets, Protocols, Tunneling, Authentication, Backpressure, Channel, Migration, Weblets
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Computer Science and Information Systems
    Research Centre: Birkbeck Knowledge Lab
    Depositing User: Stelios Sotiriadis
    Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2018 14:46
    Last Modified: 27 Jul 2019 19:30
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/21842

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