Secure Data Processing in the Cloud

  • Zoltán Ádám Mann
  • Eliot Salant
  • Mike SurridgeEmail author
  • Dhouha Ayed
  • John Boyle
  • Maritta Heisel
  • Andreas Metzger
  • Paul Mundt
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 824)


Data protection is a key issue in the adoption of cloud services. The project “RestAssured – Secure Data Processing in the Cloud,” financed by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, addresses the challenge of data protection in the cloud with a combination of innovative security solutions, data lifecycle management techniques, run-time adaptation, and automated risk management. This paper gives an overview about the project’s goals and current status.


Cloud computing Data protection Privacy Secure hardware enclaves Sticky policies Run-time adaptation Automated risk management 



The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Community’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no 731678.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zoltán Ádám Mann
    • 1
  • Eliot Salant
    • 2
  • Mike Surridge
    • 3
    Email author
  • Dhouha Ayed
    • 4
  • John Boyle
    • 5
  • Maritta Heisel
    • 1
  • Andreas Metzger
    • 1
  • Paul Mundt
    • 6
  1. 1.University of Duisburg-EssenDuisburgGermany
  2. 2.IBM Haifa Research LabsHaifaIsrael
  3. 3.University of Southampton IT Innovation CentreSouthamptonUK
  4. 4.Thales ServicesPalaiseauFrance
  5. 5.Oxford Computer ConsultantsOxfordUK
  6. 6.Adaptant Solutions AGMunichGermany

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