Context-aware Security Models for PaaS-enabled Access Control

Simeon Veloudis, Yiannis Verginadis, Ioannis Patiniotakis, Iraklis Paraskakis, Gregoris Mentzas


Enterprises are embracing cloud computing in order to reduce costs and increase agility in their everyday business operations. Nevertheless, due mainly to confidentiality, privacy and integrity concerns, many are still reluctant to migrate their sensitive data to the cloud. In this paper, firstly, we outline the construction of a suitable Context-aware Security Model, for enhancing security in cloud applications. Secondly, we outline the construction of an extensible and declarative formalism for representing policy-related knowledge, one which disentangles the definition of a policy from the code employed for enforcing it. Both of them will be employed for supporting innovative PaaS-enabled access control mechanisms.


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Paper Citation

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Veloudis S., Verginadis Y., Patiniotakis I., Paraskakis I. and Mentzas G. (2016). Context-aware Security Models for PaaS-enabled Access Control . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 2: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-758-182-3, pages 202-212. DOI: 10.5220/0005918602020212

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author={Simeon Veloudis and Yiannis Verginadis and Ioannis Patiniotakis and Iraklis Paraskakis and Gregoris Mentzas},
title={Context-aware Security Models for PaaS-enabled Access Control},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 2: CLOSER,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 2: CLOSER,
TI - Context-aware Security Models for PaaS-enabled Access Control
SN - 978-989-758-182-3
AU - Veloudis S.
AU - Verginadis Y.
AU - Patiniotakis I.
AU - Paraskakis I.
AU - Mentzas G.
PY - 2016
SP - 202
EP - 212
DO - 10.5220/0005918602020212