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Threshold Proxy Re-encryption Scheme and Decentralized Erasure Code Based Cloud Storage and Data Forwarding


Mannem Pratyusha, V. Lakshma Reddy
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Cloud storage system, consisting of a collection of storage servers, provides long-term storage services over the Internet. Storing data in a third party's cloud system causes serious concern over data confidentiality. General encryption schemes protect data confidentiality, but also limit the functionality of the storage system because a few operations are supported over encrypted data. Constructing a secure storage system that supports multiple functions is challenging when the storage system is distributed and has no central authority. We propose a threshold proxy re-encryption scheme and integrate it with a decentralized erasure code such that a secure distributed storage system is formulated. The distributed storage system not only supports secure and robust data storage and retrieval, but also lets a user forward his data in the storage servers to another user without retrieving the data back. The main technical contribution is that the proxy re-encryption scheme supports encoding operations over encrypted messages as well as forwarding operations over encoded and encrypted messages. Our method fully integrates encrypting, encoding, and forwarding. We analyse and suggest suitable parameters for the number of copies of a message dispatched to storage servers and the number of storage servers queried by a key server. These parameters allow more flexible adjustment between the number of storage servers and robustness.

Mannem Pratyusha, V. Lakshma Reddy

Secure Storage System , Threshold Cryptography ,Decentralized Erasure Code, Proxy Re-Encryption.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 6 | November-December - 2016
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-12-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
289-297 IJSRSET162678   Technoscience Academy

Cite This Article

Mannem Pratyusha, V. Lakshma Reddy, "Threshold Proxy Re-encryption Scheme and Decentralized Erasure Code Based Cloud Storage and Data Forwarding", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 6, pp.289-297, November-December-2016.
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