Byzantine Replication for Trustworthy Systems

  title={Byzantine Replication for Trustworthy Systems},
  author={Jean-Philippe Martin and Lorenzo Alvisi},
A trustworthy networked information system (NIS) must continue to operate correctly even in the presence of environmental disruptions, human errors, and hostile attacks [10]—in other words, it must be both faulttolerant and secure. Reasoning about such a system is, unfortunately, very hard. Our limited success to date in building reliable NISs is an indication of the complexity involved with guaranteeing “just” fault-tolerance; once security is added, complexity runs the risk of becoming… CONTINUE READING