Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2005/083

Security notions for disk encryption

Kristian Gjøsteen

Abstract: We define security goals and attack models for disk encryption, and prove several relationships between the resulting security notions, and some general results about disk encryption. We give concrete constructions for every security notion along with security proofs. Finally, we briefly discuss the security of some implementations and standards for disk encryption.

Category / Keywords: secret-key cryptography / disk encryption

Publication Info: Appears at ESORICS 2005 (LNCS 3679).

Date: received 17 Mar 2005, last revised 17 Sep 2005

Contact author: kristian gjosteen at item ntnu no

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