IFDB: decentralized information flow control for databases

  title={IFDB: decentralized information flow control for databases},
  author={David A. Schultz and Barbara Liskov},
Numerous sensitive databases are breached every year due to bugs in applications. These applications typically handle data for many users, and consequently, they have access to large amounts of confidential information. This paper describes IFDB, a DBMS that secures databases by using decentralized information flow control (DIFC). We present the Query by Label model, which introduces new abstractions for managing information flows in a relational database. IFDB also addresses several… CONTINUE READING
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