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Privacy & cloud services: are we there yet?

Marikyan, Davit, Llanos, Jose, Barati, Masoud, Aujla, Gagangeet, Li, Yinhao, Adu-Duodu, Kwabena, Tahir, Sabeen, Rana, Omer, Papagiannidis, Savvas, Ranjan, Rajiv and Carr, Madeline 2021. Privacy & cloud services: are we there yet? Presented at: 15th International Workshop on Service-Oriented System Engineering, SOSE, Oxford, UK, 23-26 Aug 2021. IEEE International Conference on Service-Oriented System Engineering (SOSE). IEEE, pp. 11-19. 10.1109/SOSE52839.2021.00006

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Abstract

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) remains an important requirement for many electronic services which utilise user data. GDPR compliance verification for a cloud provider is aimed to confirm that personal data provided by a user is shared in-line with the requirements of this legislation, so that any subsequent audit carried out on the provider does not lead to a financial penalty. This verification involves two aspects: (i) ensuring that user consent has been obtained; (ii) sharing of data with external cloud providers is undertaken in a transparent way, so that the user is aware of which providers the information was shared with and for what purpose. Using a survey we describe why users are still ambivalent about the use of GDPR - and how its adoption can be improved using a Blockchain-based architecture that can provide greater transparency on how GDPR compliance is supported by cloud providers.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Computer Science & Informatics
Publisher: IEEE
ISBN: 9781665434782
Funders: EPSRC
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 26 October 2021
Date of Acceptance: 29 July 2021
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2021 12:45
URI: http://orca.cardiff.ac.uk/id/eprint/145093

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