Tools for secure cloud computing
University of Texas at Dallas AISL researchers have released software tools designed to facilitate cloud computing. “In order to use electricity, we do not maintain electricity generators at home, instead we get the electricity on demand from the grid when we need it,” says UTD Cyber Security Research Center director and AISL project CO-PI Bhavani Thuraisingham. Read the full story here
The first release of the UT Dallas team’s cloud-computing resources
feature a repository consisting of a collection of tools that provide secure query processing capabilities, preventing unauthorized access to sensitive data. Tools are also being developed to add security to data storage services by storing sensitive data in encrypted format.