Embark: Securely Outsourcing Middleboxes to the Cloud

  title={Embark: Securely Outsourcing Middleboxes to the Cloud},
  author={Chang Lan and Justine Sherry and Raluca A. Popa and Sylvia Ratnasamy and Zhi Liu},
It is increasingly common for enterprises and other organizations to outsource network processing to the cloud. For example, enterprises may outsource firewalling, caching, and deep packet inspection, just as they outsource compute and storage. However, this poses a threat to enterprise confidentiality because the cloud provider gains access to the organization’s traffic. We design and build Embark, the first system that enables a cloud provider to support middlebox outsourcing while… CONTINUE READING
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