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Computer Sciences

2010

Data leakage prevention

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A Decision Theoretic Approach To Data Leakage Prevention, Janusz Marecki, Mudhakar Srivastava, Pradeep Reddy Varakantham Aug 2010

A Decision Theoretic Approach To Data Leakage Prevention, Janusz Marecki, Mudhakar Srivastava, Pradeep Reddy Varakantham

Research Collection School Of Information Systems

In both the commercial and defense sectors a compelling need is emerging for rapid, yet secure, dissemination of information. In this paper we address the threat of information leakage that often accompanies such information flows. We focus on domains with one information source (sender) and many information sinks (recipients) where: (i) sharing is mutually beneficial for the sender and the recipients, (ii) leaking a shared information is beneficial to the recipients but undesirable to the sender, and (iii) information sharing decisions of the sender are determined using imperfect monitoring of the (un)intended information leakage by the recipients.We make ...