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Prototyping an Armored Data Vault

Rights Management on Big Brother’s Computer
  • Alex Iliev
  • Sean Smith
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2482)

Abstract

This paper reports our experimental work in using commercial secure coprocessors to control access to private data. In our initial project, we look at archived network traffic. We seek to protect the privacy rights of a large population of data producers by restricting computation on a central authority’s machine. The coprocessor approach provides more flexibility and assurance in specifying and enforcing access policy than purely cryptographic schemes. This work extends to other application domains, such as distributing and sharing academic research data.

Keywords

Access Policy Cryptographic Scheme Private Information Retrieval Decoder Operation Packet Detection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alex Iliev
    • 1
  • Sean Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science/Institute for Security Technology StudiesDartmouth CollegeCanada

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