Table of Contents for Translucent Databases Lite

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Chapter Preface vii
0.1 Original Preface viii
Chapter 1 Translucency 1
1.1 Some Examples 5
1.2 Limits 8
1.3 How to Use the Book 9
1.4 Some Motivation 9
Chapter 2 One-Way Functions 13
2.1 Pure One-Way Functions 15
2.1.1 Discrete Log 15
2.1.2 The Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA) 17
2.1.3 SHA256, SHA384 and SHA512 18
2.1.4 MD5 18
2.2 Tiger 19
2.3 Other Cryptographically Secure Hash Functions 19
2.4 Public Key Functions 19
2.5 Secret-Key Functions 20
2.5.1 Turning a Secret-Key Function Into a Pure One-Way Function. 21
2.5.2 Turning One-Way Functions Into Secret-Key Encryption Functions 21
2.5.3 Using Two or More Functions 22
2.5.4 Keying the Hash Functions 22
2.6 Implementations 23
2.6.1 MySQL 23
2.6.2 PostgreSQL 24
2.6.3 Oracle 24
2.6.4 Client-side Applications 25
2.7 Conclusions 27
2.7.1 Lessons 27
Chapter 3 One-Way Tables 29
3.1 An Example from a Department Store 30
3.1.1 Adding Security 31
3.2 Cleaning Up One-Way Input 32
3.2.1 Some Java Code 33
3.3 Security Trade-Offs 34
3.3.1 Slowing the One-Way Functions 35
3.3.2 Salt 35
3.4 Adding Redundancy 36
3.5 An Example with Encryption for Security 38
3.5.1 Some Java Code 39
3.6 Hashing Instead of Encryption 40
3.7 Serial Queries 41
3.8 Keeping Some Information in the Clear 43
3.8.1 Inserting a Credit Card Number 43
3.8.2 Using the Information 44
3.9 Conclusions 45
3.9.1 Lessons 46
Chapter 4 Fuzzy One-Way Functions 47
4.1 Fuzziness through Linearity 47
4.2 Statistical Hashes 48
4.3 Combining Linear and Cryptographically Secure Hashes 48
4.4 Block Hash Functions 49
4.5 Triggered Hash Functions 49
4.5.1 Normalizing and Comparing 50
4.6 Conclusions 50
4.6.1 Lessons 50
Chapter 5 Coordinating Users 53
5.1 A Bulletin Board Example 54
5.1.1 Adding a Shared Password 54
5.2 Special One-Way Functions 55
5.2.1 Creating A Public Key 55
5.2.2 Using the Public Key 57
5.2.3 Recovering Messages 59
5.2.4 Using Public-Key One-Way Functions 60
5.3 Conclusion 61
5.3.1 Lessons 61
Chapter 6 Synchronization 63
6.1 The Baby Sitter's Table 63
6.2 Adding More Names 65
6.3 Multiple Tables 65
6.4 Adding Extra Information 67
6.5 Security 70
6.6 Conclusions 71
6.6.1 Lessons 72
Chapter 7 Evolving Data 73
7.1 An Auction Example 74
7.1.1 The First Bid 75
7.1.2 Adding New Bids 76
7.1.3 Creating Bids 77
7.1.4 The Value of the Counter Function 78
7.1.5 Better Hash Functions 78
7.2 Working With Encryption 79
7.3 Conclusions 79
7.3.1 Lessons 80
Appendix A Full Version 81
Appendix B Further Reading 83
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