An opportunistic authority evaluation scheme for data security in crisis management scenarios

@inproceedings{Scalavino2010AnOA,
  title={An opportunistic authority evaluation scheme for data security in crisis management scenarios},
  author={Enrico Scalavino and Giovanni Russello and Rudi Ball and Vaibhav Gowadia and Emil C. Lupu},
  booktitle={AsiaCCS},
  year={2010}
}
We propose a novel version and implementation of the Policy-based Authority Evaluation Scheme (PAES) to protect data disseminated amongst the responders to an emergency situation when no network connectivity is available. In such situations Delay Tolerant Networks (DTN) are used to disseminate the data by exploiting the peers' mobility in the area. However, existing DTN protection models require recipients to be known in advance. In emergency situations the data may instead be received by… CONTINUE READING