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A Novel User Revocation Scheme for Key Policy Attribute based Encryption in Cloud Environments
Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Communications (2019, Kansas City, MO)
  • Yifan Ren
  • Jie Li
  • Yusheng Ji
  • Sajal K. Das, Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • Zhetao Li
Abstract

Access control is an important mechanism in cloud computing. The Key Policy Attribute Based Encryption (KP-ABE) is an important method to implement the access control in cloud service. However, conventional user revocation scheme in KP-ABE costs huge computational overhead. In this paper, we focus on the important user revocation issue in KP-ABE. We introduce several control parameters, including version value, check value and user list. We combine KP-ABE with salt encryption for the implementation. We provide a novel user revocation scheme for KP-ABE to improve the user revocation issue, which can reduce the heavy computational overhead when user being revoked. The performance evaluation shows that the proposed user revocation scheme gives good performance with KP-ABE.

Meeting Name
2018 IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2018 (2018: May 20-24, Kansas City, MO)
Department(s)
Computer Science
Research Center/Lab(s)
Intelligent Systems Center
Keywords and Phrases
  • Access control,
  • Attribute-based encryptions,
  • Cloud environments,
  • Computational overheads,
  • Control parameters,
  • KP-ABE,
  • Performance evaluations,
  • Revocation,
  • User revocation,
  • Cryptography,
  • Salted encryption
International Standard Book Number (ISBN)
978-1-5386-3180-5
Document Type
Article - Conference proceedings
Document Version
Citation
File Type
text
Language(s)
English
Rights
© 2018 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), All rights reserved.
Publication Date
5-1-2018
Disciplines
Citation Information
Yifan Ren, Jie Li, Yusheng Ji, Sajal K. Das, et al.. "A Novel User Revocation Scheme for Key Policy Attribute based Encryption in Cloud Environments" Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Communications (2019, Kansas City, MO) (2018) ISSN: 1938-1883
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/sajal-das/14/