LUT based secure cloud computing-An implementation using FPGAs

Lei Xu, Pham Dang Khoa, Seung Hun Kim, Won Woo Ro, Weidong Shi

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Abstract

Cloud computing is widely deployed to handle challenges such as big data processing and storage. Due to the outsourcing and sharing feature of cloud computing, security is one of the main concerns that hinders the end users to shift their businesses to the cloud. A lot of cryptographic techniques have been proposed to alleviate the data security issues in cloud computing, but most of these works focus on solving a specific security problem such as data sharing, comparison, searching, etc. At the same time, little efforts have been done on program security and formalization of the security requirements in the context of cloud computing. We propose a formal definition of the security of cloud computing, which captures the essence of the security requirements of both data and program. Analysis of some existing technologies under the proposed definition shows the effectiveness of the definition. We also give a simple look-up table based solution for secure cloud computing which satisfies the given definition. As FPGA uses look-up table as its main computation component, it is a suitable hardware platform for the proposed secure cloud computing scheme. So we use FPGAs to implement the proposed solution for k-means clustering algorithm, which shows the effectiveness of the proposed solution.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2014 International Conference on Reconfigurable Computing and FPGAs, ReConFig 2014
EditorsRene Cumplido, Michael Huebner, Mike Wirthlin
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781479959440
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Feb 5
Event2014 International Conference on Reconfigurable Computing and FPGAs, ReConFig 2014 - Cancun, Mexico
Duration: 2014 Dec 82014 Dec 10

Publication series

Name2014 International Conference on Reconfigurable Computing and FPGAs, ReConFig 2014

Other

Other2014 International Conference on Reconfigurable Computing and FPGAs, ReConFig 2014
CountryMexico
CityCancun
Period14/12/814/12/10

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Computer Science Applications

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    Xu, L., Khoa, P. D., Kim, S. H., Ro, W. W., & Shi, W. (2014). LUT based secure cloud computing-An implementation using FPGAs. In R. Cumplido, M. Huebner, & M. Wirthlin (Eds.), 2014 International Conference on Reconfigurable Computing and FPGAs, ReConFig 2014 [7032537] (2014 International Conference on Reconfigurable Computing and FPGAs, ReConFig 2014). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/ReConFig.2014.7032537