This tool provides the means for processing data in different ways, supporting different purposes with different privacy requirements. It includes several components providing the capabilities to encrypt data while preserving the format or ordering of the data. This tool enables users of legacy applications to move their databases to a public cloud, while preserving data privacy and confidentiality. Moreover, the tool provides components for data generalization as means for anonymizing bulk data using k-anonymity techniques.
(Note: PRISMACLOUD is part of TRUSTEE (daTa pRivacy and cloUd SecuriTy clustEr Europe), a network of 11 research projects funded by the European Union which are all performing cutting-edge research and innovation in different domains of cloud security and privacy, ranging from secure and privacy-friendly authentication over encrypted and distributed solutions for data sharing and cloud storage to data integrity, authenticity, and availability.)