Tag: Distributed

Security Researchers Want to Hide Your Data in ‘Cyberfog’

A trio of computer scientists at the US Army Research Laboratory see the fog of war as a useful metaphor for a powerful new form of data security, which they describe in the current issue of Computer as “cyberfog.” They imagine data hacked apart and embedded in a fog network where it’s fragmented into tiny pieces and distributed across not just servers, but end-user devices like the one you’re currently reading this story on. Even if data like this is partially compromised, the information whole would remain opaque to the adversary and remain useful to us.

Full article via Motherboard