Context Hiding Homomorphic Authenticators

18.10.2018 11:00-12:00

Context Hiding Homomorphic Authenticators

18.10.2018, 11:00 – 12:00

Speaker: Lucas Schabhüser, CROSSING/TU Darmstadt | Location: Hochschulstraße 10 (S2|02), Piloty building, Room B002, Darmstadt

Organizer: Moritz Horsch, CROSSING/TU Darmstadt

Abstract

Demanding computations are increasingly outsourced to cloud platforms. For such outsourced computations, the efficient verifiability of results is a crucial requirement. When sensitive data is involved, the verification of a computation should preserve the privacy of the input values: it should be context hiding.

Context hiding verifiability is enabled by existing homomorphic authenticator schemes. However, until now, no context hiding homomorphic authenticator scheme supports multiple independent clients, e.g. multiple keys. Multi-key support is necessary for datasets involving input authenticated by different clients, e.g. multiple hospitals in e-health scenarios.

In this talk, we present the first perfectly context hiding, publicly verifiable multi-key homomorphic authenticator scheme supporting linear functions.

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