Revisiting Challenges for Selective Data Protection of Real Applications

05/29/2021
by   Lin Ma, et al.
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Selective data protection is a promising technique to defend against the data leakage attack. In this paper, we revisit technical challenges that were neglected when applying this protection to real applications. These challenges include the secure input channel, granularity conflict, and sensitivity conflict. We summarize the causes of them and propose corresponding solutions. Then we design and implement a prototype system for selective data protection and evaluate the overhead using the RISC-V Spike simulator. The evaluation demonstrates the efficiency (less than 3 and the security guarantees provided by our system.

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