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Title: A new secure and lightweight searchable encryption scheme over encrypted cloud data
Authors: Tahir, Shahzaib
Ruj, Sushmita
Rahulamathavan, Yogachandran
Rajarajan, Muttukrishnan
Glackin, Cornelius
Keywords: Searchable encryption
Modular inverse
Extended Euclidean Algorithm
Indistinguishability
Privacy preservation
Inverted index
Database as a Service (DaaS)
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: © IEEE
Citation: TAHIR, S. ... et al, 2017. A new secure and lightweight searchable encryption scheme over encrypted cloud data. IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, In Press.
Abstract: Searchable Encryption is an emerging cryptographic technique that enables searching capabilities over encrypted data on the cloud. In this paper, a novel searchable encryption scheme for the client-server architecture has been presented. The scheme exploits the properties of the modular inverse to generate a probabilistic trapdoor which facilitates the search over the secure inverted index table. We propose indistinguishability that is achieved by using the property of a probabilistic trapdoor. We design and implement a proof of concept prototype and test our scheme with a real dataset of files. We analyze the performance of our scheme against our claim of the scheme being light weight. The security analysis yields that our scheme assures a higher level of security as compared to other existing schemes.
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Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1109/TETC.2017.2737789
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/26122
Publisher Link: https:doi.org/10.1109/TETC.2017.2737789
ISSN: 2168-6750
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