Location Based Authentication of Cloud User Using GPS Device for Accessing Cloud Servers
In recent trends, the cloud computing paradigms were receiving important excitement and paying attention towards media and blogosphere. Cloud computing is a service based, safe, on-demand resource provisioning for low cost application deployment. Authentication is security measure for authorization and authentication of cloud users. This article presents location based authentication where cloud user chooses a location as password and its longitude and latitude is extracted by GPS device and it is validated by local server and the cloud user get authenticated and start accessing the cloud services. Keywords - Cloud Computing, User Authentication, Passwords, Security, Digital Maps, Map Search, Location Passwords.