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From Marc Parisi <>
Subject Re: CryptDB - FYI - it might be inspirational for Accumulo encryption architecture
Date Tue, 31 Jul 2012 11:36:36 GMT
I'll look for the code on my laptops and try and post it to my personal
github, and E-mail you directly, if you like.

On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 7:35 AM, Marc Parisi <> wrote:

> I have code, which I can share, to
>    use a symmetric key to encrypt data in cells
>    use a sharable public key to encrypt/decrypt the symmetric keys, so
> that data can be shared.
> You can use the visibilities to ensure users don't get other users' data,
> if you like. Data is encrypted at rest, and with a client, in transit.
> On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 4:29 PM, Edmon Begoli <> wrote:
>> You all might be aware of this, so please excuse the redundant
>> information:
>> CryptDB
>> CryptDB is a system that provides practical
>> and provable confidentiality in the face of these attacks for
>> applications backed by SQL databases. It works by executing SQL
>> queries
>> over encrypted data using a collection of efficient SQL-aware
>> encryption schemes. CryptDB can also chain encryption keys to user
>> passwords, so that a data item can be decrypted only by using the
>> password of one of the users with access to that data. As a result,
>> a database administrator never gets access to decrypted data, and even
>> if all servers are compromised, an adversary cannot decrypt
>> the data of any user who is not logged in
>> CryptDB is MySQL based system, but I think that some of its mechanisms
>> could be relevant for key-value stores.
>> (In my work/research, I was looking for HIPAA compliant data store)
>> Regards,
>> Edmon

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