SafeBricks: Shielding Network Functions in the Cloud

  title={SafeBricks: Shielding Network Functions in the Cloud},
  author={Rishabh Poddar and Chang Lan and Raluca A. Popa and Sylvia Ratnasamy},
With the advent of network function virtualization (NFV), outsourcing network processing to the cloud is growing in popularity amongst enterprises and organizations. Such outsourcing, however, poses a threat to the security of the client’s traffic because the cloud is notoriously susceptible to attacks. We present SafeBricks, a system that shields generic network functions (NFs) from an untrusted cloud. SafeBricks ensures that only encrypted traffic is exposed to the cloud provider, and… CONTINUE READING


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