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Towards a Model of Accountability for Cloud Computing Services

This paper presents a model of accountability for cloud computing services, based on ongoing work as part of the A4Cloud project. We define a three-layer model of accountability as a general concept for data governance, distinguishing between accountability attributes, accountability practices, and accountability mechanisms and tools.

Daniele Catteddu, Massimo Felici, Giles Hogben, Amy Holcroft, Eleni Kosta, Ronald Leenes, Maartje Niezen, Christopher Millard, David Nuñez, Nick Papanikolaou, Siani Pearson, Daniel Pradelles, Chris Reed, Jean-Claude Royer, Dimitra Stefanatou, Vasilis Tountopoulos, Tomasz Wiktor Wlodarczyk
Publication Date: 
Thursday, June 6, 2013 to Friday, June 7, 2013
Malaga, Spain
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Catteddu D., Felici M., Hogben G., Holcroft A., Kosta E., Leenes R., Niezen M., Millard C., Nuñez D., Papanikolaou N., Pearson S., Pradelles D., Reed C., Royer J.C., Stefanatou D., Tountopoulos V., Wiktor Wlodarczyk T., "Towards a Model of Accountability for Cloud Computing Services", Pre-Proceedings of International Workshop on Trustworthiness, Accountability and Forensics in the Cloud (TAFC), Organised by DIMACS/BIC/A4Cloud/CSA UK Chapter and CSA Irish Chapter, June 6 - 7, 2013, Malaga, Spain held in conjunction with 7th IFIP WG 11.11 International Conference on Trust Management, ISSN: 2079-2247.