An Entity-centric Approach for Privacy and Identity Management in Cloud Computing

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Angin P., Bhargava B., Ranchal R., Singh N., LİNDERMAN M., Ben Othmane L., ...More

29th IEEE International Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems, New Delhi, India, 31 October - 03 November 2010, pp.177-183 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Doi Number: 10.1109/srds.2010.28
  • City: New Delhi
  • Country: India
  • Page Numbers: pp.177-183
  • Keywords: active bundles, cloud computing, identity management (IDM), personally identifiable information (PII), anonymous identification, zero-knowledge proofs (ZKP), privacy-enhancing technologies (PET), privacy, security
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: No


Entities (e.g., users, services) have to authenticate themselves to service providers (SPs) in order to use their services. An entity provides personally identifiable information (PII) that uniquely identifies it to an SP.