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Emerging Technologies and Security in Cloud Computing
Data storage is the process of storing digital information or data in a structured and organized manner so that it can be accessed and retrieved when needed. Data storage can be achieved through various means, including traditional on-premises storage devices, cloud storage, and network-attached storage (NAS) systems.
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Role of Blockchain Technology in Protecting a Cloud Architecture
Virendra Kumar Verma (Institute of Engineering and Rural Technology (IERT), Prayagraj, India), Shrikant Tiwari (School of Computing Science and Engineering (SCSE), Galgotias University, India), Bireshwar Dass Mazumdar (School of Computer Science Engineering and Technology(SCSET), Bennett University, India), and Yadav Krishna Kumar Rajnath (Institute of Engineering and Rural Technology (IERT), Prayagraj, India)
Copyright: © 2024 |Pages: 29
DOI: 10.4018/979-8-3693-2081-5.ch004
Cloud computing has revolutionized the way organizations manage and deliver services, offering unparalleled scalability and cost-efficiency. However, the increasing adoption of cloud-based solutions has also brought forth a myriad of security challenges, ranging from data breaches to unauthorized access and tampering. In recent years, blockchain technology has emerged as a promising solution to address some of these security concerns. This chapter presents an in-depth exploration of the application of blockchain technology in cloud security. It begins by providing an overview of both cloud computing and blockchain, emphasizing their individual strengths and weaknesses in safeguarding data and transactions. Subsequently, it delves into the various security challenges faced in cloud environments and how traditional security measures often fall short.
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