A secure disk system: Using file system level knowledge for disk data protection

De Sheng Tsai, Da Wei Chang, Ruei Chuan Chang

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Abstract

When the system is attacked and the privilege of the administrator is gained by the intruder, some important system files may be tampered with or destroyed. In this paper, we propose a secure disk system called SecDisk, which is embedded in a disk and utilizes the knowledge of how the file system above is using the disk to protect on-disk data from intrusions. When the host system violates the access rules for the data, the administrator will be notified and the original data can be backed up by the disk. This is beneficial since it can protect important data even when the host system is compromised. According to the experimental results, the overhead is acceptable during normal operation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Embedded Systems and Applications, ESA'05
Pages245-251
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Dec 1
Event2005 International Conference on Embedded Systems and Applications, ESA'05 - Las Vegas, NV, United States
Duration: 2005 Jun 272005 Jun 30

Publication series

NameProceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Embedded Systems and Applications, ESA'05

Other

Other2005 International Conference on Embedded Systems and Applications, ESA'05
CountryUnited States
CityLas Vegas, NV
Period05-06-2705-06-30

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Control and Systems Engineering

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