A Review on Cloud Computing Security Using Authentication Techniques

Huma Farooq


During the last two decades, the use of internet has been changing every domain of technology. It has also led to the tremendous development and implementation of cloud computing from the last few years. But the shared nature of data in the cloud makes it prone to security attacks. So different security techniques need to be implemented to prevent security breaches. Authentication is one such technique which plays a major role in Cloud Computing security. The various possible security attacks on the Cloud Service Providers (CSP) are prevented by applying different authentication mechanisms, which verifies a user’s identity when a user wishes to request services from cloud servers. There are multiple authentication technologies for verifying the identity of a user before granting access to resources. In this research work, different possible authentication techniques are discussed. It is observed that biometric techniques are proving very helpful in implementing multi-factor authentication and one of the new biometric authentication techniques like palm print is being introduced as well.

Keywords:authentication; cloud computing; CSP; SSO; PKI.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.26483/ijarcs.v8i2.2918


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