Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2017/224

Simple Encrypted Arithmetic Library - SEAL v2.1

Hao Chen and Kim Laine and Rachel Player

Abstract: Achieving fully homomorphic encryption was a longstanding open problem in cryptography until it was resolved by Gentry in 2009. Soon after, several homomorphic encryption schemes were proposed. The early homomorphic encryption schemes were extremely impractical, but recently new implementations, new data encoding techniques, and a better understanding of the applications have started to change the situation. In this paper we introduce the most recent version (v2.1) of Simple Encrypted Arithmetic Library - SEAL, a homomorphic encryption library developed by Microsoft Research, and describe some of its core functionality.

Category / Keywords: implementation / homomorphic encryption

Original Publication (with minor differences): 5th Workshop on Encrypted Computing and Applied Homomorphic Cryptography

Date: received 2 Mar 2017

Contact author: rachel player 2013 at live rhul ac uk

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Version: 20170308:123746 (All versions of this report)

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