Corpus ID: 4056401

Hidden in Plain Sight: Storing and Managing Secrets on a Public Ledger

  title={Hidden in Plain Sight: Storing and Managing Secrets on a Public Ledger},
  author={Eleftherios Kokoris-Kogias and Enis Ceyhun Alp and Sandra Deepthy Siby and Nicolas Gailly and P. Jovanovic and Linus Gasser and B. Ford},
  journal={IACR Cryptol. ePrint Arch.},
  • Eleftherios Kokoris-Kogias, Enis Ceyhun Alp, +4 authors B. Ford
  • Published 2018
  • Computer Science
  • IACR Cryptol. ePrint Arch.
  • Current blockchain systems are incapable of holding sensitive data securely on their public ledger while supporting accountability of data access requests and revocability of data access rights. Instead, they either keep the sensitive data off-chain as a semi-centralized solution or they just publish the data on the ledger ignoring the problem altogether. In this work, we introduce SCARAB the first secure decentralized access control mechanism for blockchain systems that addresses the… CONTINUE READING


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