Practical Use of Secret Sharing for Enhancing Privacy in Clouds

Peter Čuřík, Roderik Ploszek, Pavol Zajac
2022 Electronics  
The topic of this contribution is the practical use of secret sharing schemes in securing private data. In the first part, we focus on the security model and the overview of the available solutions. In the second part, we describe our solution for storing sensitive data in commercial cloud storage systems, an application called Datachest. The application uploads the data in encrypted form. Cryptographic keys are divided into shares. Each cloud receives one share. This solution improves the
more » ... ity of users' sensitive data in the cloud. In the final part, we explore the ramifications of secret sharing on the security and management of IoT devices, especially home appliances.
doi:10.3390/electronics11172758 fatcat:b7bfqsz2nbeu7kim32shqg5whe