Cloud Security and Privacy

August 1, 2011 - December 1, 2021

This project covers research on Security and Privacy pertaining to Cloud computing and cloud based services. We have developed a semantically rich, policy driven approach to address the privacy, security and usage concerns around such cloud data.

cloud computing, cloud service, security

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Principal Faculty

  1. Anupam Joshi
  2. Karuna Pande Joshi


  1. Amit Hendre

Refereed Publications


  1. M. P. Joshi, K. P. Joshi, and T. Finin, "Delegated Authorization Framework for EHR Services using Attribute Based Encryption", Article, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, December 2019, 475 downloads.
  2. A. Kaplunovich, K. P. Joshi, and Y. Yesha, "Scalability Analysis of Blockchain on a Serverless Cloud", InProceedings, 7th International Workshop on Distributed Storage and Blockchain Technologies for Big Data, held in conjunction with IEEE International Conference on Big Data, 2019, December 2019, 298 downloads.
  3. K. Joshi, K. P. Joshi, and S. Mittal, "A Semantic Approach for Automating Knowledge in Policies of Cyber Insurance Services", InProceedings, IEEE International Conference on Web Services (IEEE ICWS) 2019, July 2019, 462 downloads.


  1. M. P. Joshi, K. P. Joshi, and T. Finin, "Attribute Based Encryption for Secure Access to Cloud Based EHR Systems", InProceedings, International Conference on Cloud Computing, July 2018, 975 downloads.


  1. A. Hendre and K. P. Joshi, "A Semantic Approach to Cloud Security and Compliance", InProceedings, 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD), June 2015, 786 downloads.


  1. K. P. Joshi, "Cloud Data Management Policies: Security and Privacy Checklist", InProceedings, 2nd International IBM Cloud Academy Conference ICA CON 2014, Atlanta, May 2014, 908 downloads.
  2. K. P. Joshi, Y. Yesha, and T. Finin, "Automating Cloud Services Lifecycle through Semantic technologies", Article, IEEE Transactions on Service Computing, January 2014, 1924 downloads.


  1. A. Joshi, T. Finin, K. P. Joshi, and M. Oberoi, "A Policy Driven Semantic Approach to Data Usage Management", InProceedings, DUMW Workshop in conjunction with WWW 2012, April 2012, 1213 downloads.


  1. K. P. Joshi, T. Finin, and Y. Yesha, "Integrated Lifecycle of IT Services in a Cloud Environment (Detailed paper)", InProceedings, In proceedings of The Third International Conference on the Virtual Computing Initiative (ICVCI 2009), April 2010, 2473 downloads.


  1. (Project) Cloud Security and Privacy has principal investigator (Person) Karuna Pande Joshi