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Enforcing user privacy in web applications using Erlang

Papagiannis, Ioannis, Migliavacca, Matteo, Eyers, David M., Shand, Brian, Bacon, Jean, Pietzuch, Peter (2010) Enforcing user privacy in web applications using Erlang. In: W2SP 2010: Web 2.0 security and privacy 2010, May 20th, 2010, The Claremont Resort, Oakland, California. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

Abstract

Social networking applications on the web handle the personal data of a large number of concurrently

privacy requirements, while achieving scalability and high

such applications to enforce privacy policy is challenging

different users.

privacy requirements in such applications using the actor-based

of users, we exploit Erlang’s inexpensive process model and

We illustrate this approach by describing the architecture of

service. Our performance evaluation of a prototype implementation shows that this approach can enforce ?ne-grained

privacy guarantees with a low performance overhead.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Projects: [UNSPECIFIED] SmartFlow: Extendable Event-Based Middleware
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Security Group
Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Data Science
Depositing User: Matteo Migliavacca
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2012 21:53 UTC
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2020 04:04 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/31872 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Migliavacca, Matteo: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5684-4865
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