Cloud security for e-healthcare

Cloud security model for e-Healthcare applications is a necessary factor for users in terms of privacy and for cloud service providers for legal purposes due to HIPAA.

Cloud Security (CS) is a very wide topic which has many shades. In this article I will discuss the often neglected part that is Forensic. By Definition “Forensic deals with Preservation, Acquisition and Provenance of digital evidences”.

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Forensic challenges for Law enforcement in Cloud computing

With the adaption of Cloud computing (CC) specially in Governmental and Commercial sectors raised great concerns about security . On average the lack of trust on privacy and security in CC is one of showstopper  to its widespread usage.

One aspect of security which lacks further consideration in CC is Forensic. Mostly Forensic is used by either Law enforcement through guide (1) or by System owner after Incident occurs.

Why the Game in case of Forensic of cloud is more tough is the distributed nature of Cloud . What does it mean ?  let me first describe in brief what is Cloud computing ..  Continue reading