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Academic Foundation of Privly

on Wed, 04/03/2013 - 18:34

Privly's architecture has foundations in two academic projects. The following is an excerpt from a paper submitted to a security symposium. After Privly receives reviews from our double blind reviewers, we will publish the paper in its entirety.


Privly combines the paradigm Confidentiality as a Service (CaaS) [1] with the hyperlink-based cryptography of the browser extension Scramble! [2]. Fahl et al. [1] proposed CaaS as a means of increasing the usability of cryptographic systems.