Access to data in pervasive or ubiquitous environments by people and organizations still uses traditional, static, or inappropriate methods. With the adoption of cloud computing the concern to prevent digital fraud and data leakage becomes even more important, new legislation establishes the need to strengthen the protection of personal data held by organizations. Context-aware authentication is an adaptive control technology that uses dynamic standards to determine the legitimacy of accesses. This paper proposes the use of contextaware authentication as an Identity and Access Management technology to provide greater protection in data access in a cloud environment and also to demonstrate how this technology works by building a prototype. The methodology proposed for the elaboration of this article is the qualitative exploratory research through a literature review and documentary survey on the topics covered, in the main databases of academic articles and publications, as well as other publications specialized in the themes and in reliable websites.

Published in: World Congress on Sustainable Technologies (WCST-2019)

  • Date of Conference: 9-11 December 2019
  • DOI: 10.2053/ICITST.WorldCIS.WCST.WCICSS.2019.0009
  • ISBN: 978-1-913572-06-8
  • Conference Location: London, UK