Encrypted Search

Seny Kamara
2015 XRDS Crossroads The ACM Magazine for Students  
A large amount of sensitive and private information is being collected and stored in corporate and government systems throughout the world. The importance and utility of this data, however, prevents it from being encrypted since we would lose the ability to search over it. The area of encrypted search, which is concerned with the design and analysis of cryptographic techniques for searching on encrypted data, could solve this dilemma and fundamentally transform the way we store and process information.
doi:10.1145/2730908 fatcat:mxtyqeop55eivo3xzmlzhu3pbi