Homomorphic Encryption (HE)
The HE tool allows users to search in the encrypted domain. This adds to the security and privacy of the contained data and allows entitites to share information in a GDPR compliant manner.
The Homomorphic Encryption Tool is in the form of computation time, particularly the time taken for data anonymization and the time taken for search in the encrypted database. It also logs the time taken for the decryption process.
Target Business Sectors / EU Policy Areas
- Borders and security
- Digital economy and society
- Research and innovation
Influence on Policy-making
The HE tool will make a significant impact/influence on policy-making as it opens up new ways of ensuring the safe storage of information on remote cloud locations. It will also open new ways of ensuring user data privacy and help enterprises in ensuring GDPR compliance. The HE tool allows enterprises to store information on untrusted locations and search in the encrypted domain.
Contribution to UN Sustainable Development Goals