Mihaela Ion

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The publish/subscribe model offers a loosely-coupled communication paradigm where applications interact indirectly and asyn-chronously. Publisher applications generate events that are sent to interested applications through a network of brokers. Subscriber applications express their interest by specifying filters that brokers can use for routing the events.(More)
— The aim of the Digital Ecosystem (DE) initiative 1 is to encourage Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to use the Internet and to adopt ICT technologies that would make them more innovative and competitive in the market. In order for a DE to takeoff , specific solutions are required that are practical and easy to adopt, and that address the(More)
We design a content-centric privacy scheme for Information-Centric Networking (ICN). We enhance ICN's ability to support data confidentiality by introducing attribute-based encryption into ICN and making it specific to the data attributes. Our approach is unusual in that it preserves ICN's goal to decouple publishers and subscribers for greater data(More)
— Digital Ecosystems is the new paradigm for dynamic IT business integration. A Digital Ecosystem consists of institutions that compete, collaborate, and form stable or unstable federations. Such a dynamic environment becomes a bottleneck for identity management solutions. Existing solutions are either too restricting and not flexible enough to support the(More)
—The enforcement of security policies in outsourced environments is still an open challenge for policy-based systems. On the one hand, taking the appropriate security decision requires access to the policies. However, if such access is allowed in an untrusted environment then confidential information might be leaked by the policies. Current solutions are(More)
Cloud computing is an emerging paradigm offering companies (virtually) unlimited data storage and computation at attractive costs. It is a cost-effective model because it does not require deployment and maintenance of any dedicated IT infrastructure. Despite its benefits, it introduces new challenges for protecting the confidentiality of the data. Sensitive(More)
Data outsourcing is a growing business model offering services to individuals and enterprises for processing and storing a huge amount of data. It is not only economical but also promises higher availability, scalability, and more effective quality of service than in-house solutions. Despite all its benefits, data outsourcing raises serious security(More)
The publish/subscribe model offers a loosely-coupled communication paradigm where applications interact indirectly and asynchronously. Publishers generate events that are sent to interested applications through a network of brokers. Subscribers express their interest by specifying filters that brokers can use for routing the events. Supporting(More)