SWYSWYK: A New Sharing Paradigm for the Personal Cloud

  • Paul Tran-Van
  • Nicolas Anciaux
  • Philippe Pucheral
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10604)


Pushed by recent legislation and smart disclosure initiatives, the Personal Cloud emerges and holds the promise of giving the control back to the individual on her data. However, this shift leaves the privacy and security issues in user’s hands, a role that few people can properly endorse. This demonstration illustrates a new sharing paradigm, called SWYSWYK (Share What You See with Who You Know), dedicated to the Personal Cloud context. It allows each user to physically visualize the net effects of sharing rules and automatically provides tangible guarantees about the enforcement of the defined sharing policies. The usage and internals of SWYSWYK are demonstrated on a running prototype combining a commercial Personal Cloud platform, Cozy, and a secure hardware reference monitor, PlugDB.


Personal cloud Privacy-by-design Access control Data security 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Tran-Van
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Nicolas Anciaux
    • 1
    • 2
  • Philippe Pucheral
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Inria Saclay-Île-de-FrancePalaiseauFrance
  2. 2.DAVID LabUniversity of VersaillesVersaillesFrance
  3. 3.Cozy CloudPuteauxFrance

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