Protecting Documents with Sticky Policies and Identity-Based Encryption

spyra, g., Buchanan, W., Ekonomou, E. (2016). Protecting Documents with Sticky Policies and Identity-Based Encryption. In: (Ed.) TC 2016 - Future Technologies Conference 2016 6-7 December 2016 |, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). San Francisco, United States: . IEEE.


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Abstract

Documents are increasingly being held in public cloud-based systems, and there thus increasingly exposed to accesses from malicious entities. This paper focuses on the integration of sticky policies that are embedded into OOXML (Open Office XML) protecting each of the elements of a data package. Along with this it combines with Identity-Based Encryption (IBE) to securely attach the sticky policy onto data.
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Authors

William Buchanan
Director of CDCS
w.buchanan@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2759
Elias Ekonomou
Lecturer
E.Ekonomou@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2789

Areas of Expertise

Cyber-Security
Electronic information now plays a vital role in almost every aspect of our daily lives. So the need for a secure and trustworthy online infrastructure is more important than ever. without it, not only the growth of the internet but our personal interactions and the economy itself could be at risk.

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