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P2P evidence distribution framework

Emerging peer- to- peer (P2P) applications have a requirement for decentralized access control. Computational trust systems address this, achieving security through collaboration. This result focuses on the particular problem of distributing evidence for use in trust-based security decisions. It involves a system that solves this in a highly scalable way, and resists attacks such as false recommendations and collusion. The innovative feature of this result is that it exploits P2P technologies to address the evidence distribution problem in an attack-resistant manner. The result is of general use to the evidence-based trust management scientific community as a novel approach of handling evidence management and distribution accompanied by a fully comprehensive threat analysis. It is currently too early to estimate its commercial potential. As a result, no specific steps have been taken at this stage in order to protect any IPR emanating from it.

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University of Cambridge
The Old Schools Trinity Lane
CB2 1TS Cambridge
United Kingdom
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