Dynamic Enforcement of Knowledge-Based Security Policies

  title={Dynamic Enforcement of Knowledge-Based Security Policies},
  author={Piotr Mardziel and Stephen Magill and Michael Hicks and Mudhakar Srivatsa},
  journal={2011 IEEE 24th Computer Security Foundations Symposium},
This paper explores the idea of knowledge-based security policies, which are used to decide whether to answer queries over secret data based on an estimation of the querier's (possibly increased) knowledge given the results. Limiting knowledge is the goal of existing information release policies that employ mechanisms such as noising, anonymization, and redaction. Knowledge-based policies are more general: they increase flexibility by not fixing the means to restrict information flow. We… CONTINUE READING
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