Table of Contents for Translucent Databases

Table of Contents (1st edition)

1--Translucency--

1.1--Some Examples--

1.2--Limits--

1.3--How to Use the Book--

1.4--Some Examples--


2--One Way Functions--

2.1--Pure One-Way Functions--

2.1.1--Discrete Log--

2.1.2--The Secure Hash Algorithm or SHA--

2.1.3--MD-5--

2.2--Public Key or Trapdoor Function--

2.3--Secret Key Functions--

2.3.1--Turning a secret key function into a pure one-way function.--

2.3.2--Turning One-Way Functions Into Secret-Key Encryption Functions--

2.4--Implementations--

2.4.1--MySQL--

2.4.2--PostgreSQL--

2.4.3--Oracle--

2.4.4--Client-side Applications--

2.5--Conclusions--

2.5.1--Lessons--


3--One Way Tables--

3.1--An Example from a Department Store--

3.1.1--Adding Security--

3.2--Cleaning Up One-Way Input--

3.2.1--Some Java Code--

3.3--Security Trade Offs--

3.3.1--Slowing the One-Way Functions--

3.3.2--Salt--

3.4--Adding Redundancy--

3.5--An Example with Encryption for Security--

3.5.1--Some Java Code--

3.6--Hashing Instead of Encryption--

3.7--Serial Queries--

3.8--Keeping Some Information In the Clear--

3.8.1--Inserting a Credit Card Number--

3.8.2--Using the Information--

3.9--Conclusions--

3.9.1--Lessons--


4--Coordinating Users--

4.1--A Bulletin Board Example--

4.1.1--Adding a Shared Password--

4.2--Special One-Way Functions--

4.2.1--Creating A Public Key--

4.2.2--Using the Public Key--

4.2.3--Recovering Messages--

4.2.4--Using Public-Key One-Way Functions--

4.3--Conclusion--

4.3.1--Lessons--


5--Synchronization--

5.0.2--The BabySitter's Table--

5.0.3--Adding More Names--

5.0.4--Multiple Tables--

5.0.5--Adding Extra Information--

5.0.6--Security--

5.1--Conclusions--

5.1.1--Lessons--


6--Evolving Data--

6.1--An Auction Example--

6.1.1--The First Bid--

6.1.2--Adding New Bids--

6.1.3--Creating Bids--

6.1.4--The Value of Counter--

6.1.5--Better Hash Functions--

6.2--Working With Encryption--

6.3--Conclusions--

6.3.1--Lessons--


7--Sharing--

7.1--The Algorithms--

7.1.1--More Precise Algorithms--

7.1.2--More Efficient Algorithms--

7.1.3--Adding Sophistication--

7.2--Nuclear Launch Codes--

7.2.1--Adding Launch Codes--

7.2.2--Recovering the Code--

7.2.3--Adding More Security--

7.3--A Public-Key Example--

7.3.1--Adding a Message--

7.3.2--Retrieving the Message--

7.4--Conclusions--

7.4.1--Lessons--


8--Revelation--

8.1--A Masquerade--

8.2--Lottery--

8.2.1--Paying for the Ticket--

8.2.2--Placing Bets--

8.2.3--Testing Winners--

8.3--Sports Poker and Multiple Columns--

8.3.1--Inserting Predictions--

8.3.2--Testing and Verifying--

8.4--Identity Cards and Selective Revelations--

8.4.1--The Basic Mathematics--

8.4.2--A Rental Car Example--

8.4.3--The License--

8.4.4--Proving Information--

8.4.5--The Rental Car Company--

8.5--Conclusions--

8.5.1--Lessons--


9--Quantization--

9.1--Algorithms--

9.1.1--Adaptive Quantization--

9.1.2--Projection--

9.2--Using Quantization In Databases--

9.2.1--Adding Random Noise--

9.2.2--Adding Encryption--

9.3--Quantized One-Way Functions--

9.3.1--One-Way Functions and Noise--

9.4--Conclusions--

9.4.1--Lessons--


10--Authentication--

10.1--Digital Signature Taxonomy--

10.1.1--One-Way Functions and Signatures--

10.1.2--Modular Exponentiation and Signatures--

10.2--Adding Digital Signatures To SQL Databases--

10.2.1--A Hash-based Signature--

10.2.2--Signatures Using Exponentiation--

10.3--Fake Information--

10.3.1--An Appointment System--

10.3.2--Adding Entries With Signatures--

10.3.3--Adding Fake Entries--

10.3.4--Finding the Results--

10.3.5--Modifications--

10.4--Conclusions--

10.4.1--Lessons--


11--Accounting--

11.1--Sales Force Accounting--

11.1.1--Adding Values--

11.1.2--Checking Things Out--

11.2--Conclusions--

11.2.1--Lessons--


12--Tokens--

12.1--Prescription Records--

12.1.1--Inserting Records--

12.1.2--A Relatively Fast Mechanism for Retrieval--

12.1.3--A More Secure Mechanism--

12.1.4--At the client--

12.1.5--At the database--

12.1.6--Using transparency--

12.1.7--Dealing with the Challenge--

12.2--Conclusions--

12.2.1--Lessons--


13--Private Retrieval--

13.1--Stock Prices From Multiple Sources--

13.2--A Single Server Example--

13.2.1--Using More Decoys--

13.3--A Patent Example--

13.4--Conclusions--

13.4.1--Lessons--


A--Further Reading--

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