Privacy-Preserving Computation and Verification of Aggregate Queries on Outsourced Databases
Source: Rutgers University
Outsourced databases provide a solution for data owners who want to delegate the task of answering database queries to third-party service providers. However, distrustful users may desire a means of verifying the integrity of responses to their database queries. Simultaneously, for privacy or security reasons, the data owner may want to keep the database hidden from service providers. This security property is particularly relevant for aggregate databases, where data is sensitive, and results should only be revealed for queries that are aggregate in nature.