Keypad: an auditing file system for theft-prone devices

  title={Keypad: an auditing file system for theft-prone devices},
  author={Roxana Geambasu and John P. John and Steven D. Gribble and Tadayoshi Kohno and Henry M. Levy},
This paper presents Keypad, an auditing file system for theft-prone devices, such as laptops and USB sticks. Keypad provides two important properties. First, Keypad supports fine-grained file auditing: a user can obtain explicit evidence that no files have been accessed after a device's loss. Second, a user can disable future file access after a device's loss, even in the absence of device network connectivity. Keypad achieves these properties by weaving together encryption and remote key… CONTINUE READING

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