Title: SecureSafe : a highly secure online data safe
Authors : Rennhard, Marc
Tschannen, Michael
Christen, Tobias
Proceedings: Proceedings of the Eurosys Workshop on Measurement, Privacy, and Mobility (MPM 2012)
Conference details: Eurosys Workshop on Measurement, Privacy, and Mobility (MPM 2012), Bern, Switzerland, April 10-13, 2012
Publisher / Ed. Institution : ACM
Publisher / Ed. Institution: New York
Issue Date: 2012
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Not specified
Language : English
Subjects : Security architecture; DoubleSec; Cloud security
Subject (DDC) : 005: Computer programming, programs and data
Abstract: In this paper, we present the core security architecture of SecureSafe, a cloud service that provides a highly secure online storage for sensitive data. The architecture combines best practices in cryptography and security protocols with novel approaches to offer high security while providing good usability and performance. More than two years of successful operation with many satisfied customers and no security incidents demonstrate the soundness of the architecture. In addition to granting insight into the security architecture of a field-proven service to provide inputs for other services that have similar requirements, there’s another motivation for this paper: We believe that to increase trust in cloud services, service providers should be more open about internal security details – although this is in contrast to what typical cloud service providers do today.
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Applied Information Technology (InIT)
Publication type: Conference Paper
ISBN: 978-1-4503-1163-2
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/1746
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