Cloud Database Security in E-Voting System using Blockchain Technology
Shakkeera L1, Hem Prasanth K C2, Sabareesh3, Sumaiya Begum4, Sharmasth Vali5
1Shakkeera L*, Department of Information Technology, B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science & Technology, Chennai, India.
2Hem Pransanth K C, Department of Information Technology, B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science & Technology, Chennai, India.
3Sabareesh, Department of Information Technology, B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science & Technology, Chennai, India.
4Sumaiya Begum I, Department of Information Technology, B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science & Technology, Chennai, India.
5Sharmasth Vali Y, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Dhanalakshimi College of Engineering, Chennai, India.
Manuscript received on January 02, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on January 15, 2020. | Manuscript published on January 30, 2020. | PP: 1361-1370 | Volume-8 Issue-5, January 2020. | Retrieval Number: E6292018520/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.E6292.018520
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Abstract: In today’s era, the cloud database security is one of the main concerns for any of the real time data accessing web/mobile applications. The cloud database protection involves accessibility and vulnerability of data, data protection, storage space, integrity and confidentiality on sensitive data. Building an electronic voting system that tries to completely fulfill the needs of the people has always been a challenge to achieve. The existing E-Voting System (E-VS) is not that much compatible with that of the current trends and does not assure to provide more security A lot of distributed ledger technologies which has been an exciting approach during existing election voting process. If we take a look on the ways of implying E-VS in a distribute ledger then Blockchain would be the right choice. As we all know that nowadays, Blockchain is one of the emerging technologies in the field of Information Technology. It normally stores information in batches called blocks which are linked together in a chronological way or method to form chain of blocks using cryptography techniques. During online voting process, many fraudulent activities happens which corrupt the entire election process. One of the major problems faced are fake voting which is obviously done by unauthorized people, inconvenient to reach to the respective places, average security level which may lead to the chances of an electoral fraud or any other malpractices.. Our proposed E-Voting System is mainly to protect the cloud database for real time data and to reduce the time consumption in voting and vote counting processes. Instead of standing in the queue for casting the vote, people can cast their votes from anywhere they want through online. The E-VS gives complete privacy and security for the online voting and makes it an ease for every individual to access it and cast their votes from anywhere possible with full pronounced security. In our proposed E-VS, Blockchain security concept called Consensus algorithm is implemented which makes it impossible for any unwanted activities to occur during election process. The E-VS system also achieves a higher level of security. Hence, the proposed system achieves data integrity, data confidentiality, eliminates storage overhead, and reduces time consumption for overall electronic voting system.
Keywords: BlockChain, Proof of Work, Consensus, Cloud Database.
Scope of the Article: Blockchain-Enabled Iot Device And Data Security And Privacy.