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SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, Volume 60, Issue 12: 122104(2017) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11432-016-0038-6

Provably secure cloud storage for mobile networks with less computation and smaller overhead

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  • ReceivedAug 18, 2016
  • AcceptedSep 18, 2016
  • PublishedApr 27, 2017

Abstract

Secure cloud storage (SCS) guarantees the data outsourced to the cloud to remain intact as it was before being outsourced. Previous schemes to ensure cloud storage reliability are either computationally heavy or admitting long overheads, thus are not suitable for mobile networks with strict computation/bandwidth restrictions. In this paper, we build an efficient SCS system for mobile networks based on homomorphic MAC and propose domain extension to enhance the security level and flexibility of the system. In addition, we give a formal security model which is compatible to previous ones and analyze our system in that model. We also give implementations on mobile devices to verify the effectiveness of our system.


Acknowledgment

This work was supported by Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Grant Nos. XDA06010703, XDA06010701), National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 61472416, 61272478, 61632020), Foundation of Science and Technology on Information Assurance Laboratory (Grant No. KJ-14-002), and CREST, Japan Science and Technolegy Agency.


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