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Enhanced Assurance About Cloud Service Provision Promises

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Michela D’errico
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Siani Pearson
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Abstract

It is envisaged that in future cloud service providers will increasingly be using a Privacy Level Agreement (PLA) to disclose their data protection practices. This is essentially a self-assessment relating to data protection compliance. Many cloud customers may wish for greater ease in comparing PLAs from different providers, as well as increased assurance about what is being claimed. We tackle this issue by proposing: a standardised representation for PLAs that can be used in a number of ways, including automated comparison by software tools; an ontological approach that can be used as a basis for such automated analysis; a way of expressing evidence that supports statements made in the PLA. Evidence plays a core role when obtaining assurance and building trust, so we also present an ontology for evidence and show how the linkage between evidence elements and data protection aspects in PLAs can be realised through an ontology-aware tool prototype we have developed.
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hal-01619733 , version 1 (19-10-2017)

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Michela D’errico, Siani Pearson. Enhanced Assurance About Cloud Service Provision Promises. David Aspinall; Jan Camenisch; Marit Hansen; Simone Fischer-Hübner; Charles Raab. Privacy and Identity Management. Time for a Revolution? : 10th IFIP WG 9.2, 9.5, 9.6/11.7, 11.4, 11.6/SIG 9.2.2 International Summer School, Edinburgh, UK, August 16-21, 2015, Revised Selected Papers, AICT-476, Springer International Publishing, pp.220-238, 2016, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, 978-3-319-41762-2. ⟨10.1007/978-3-319-41763-9_15⟩. ⟨hal-01619733⟩
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