April, 2011 Archive

Keypad: An Auditing File System for Theft-prone Devices

Roxana Geambasu, John P. John, Steven D. Gribble, Tadayoshi Kohno, Henry M. Levy Proceedings of the European Conference on Computer Systems ({EuroSys}), April, 2011 Abstract This paper presents Keypad, an auditing file system for theftprone devices, such as laptops and USB sticks. Keypad provides two important properties. First, Keypad supports finegrained file auditing: a user can obtain explicit evidence that …

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THINC: A Virtual and Remote Display Architecture for Desktop Computing and Mobile Devices

Ricardo Baratto Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Computer Science, Columbia University, April 2011 Abstract THINC is a new virtual and remote display architecture for desktop computing. It has been designed to address the limitations and performance shortcomings of existing remote display technology, and to provide a building block around which novel desktop architectures can be built. THINC is architected around the …

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A Personal Virtual Computer Recorder

Oren Laadan Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Computer Science, Columbia University, April 2011 Abstract Continuing advances in hardware technology have enabled the proliferation of faster, cheaper, and more capable personal computers. Users of all backgrounds rely on their computers to handle ever-expanding information, communication, and computation needs. As users spend more time interacting with their computers, it is becoming increasingly important …

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