Information & Communication Systems

String-searchable Encryption Software

About the Technology

Mitsubishi Electric has developed new encryption technology, "Context Free Searchable Encryption". There is a strong need for encryption of privacy documents such as electronic healthcare records when storing on the public cloud. However existing encryption technologies do not let the user to search the encrypted documents on the cloud. The new technology has realized both encrypt and search in a context free manner without decryption. This technology opens the door for secure big data analysis on the cloud.