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September 2017

Safety Meshing: Hybrid trust models in social networks for end-to-end encryption

Sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com

This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security Thesis series looks at an alternative approach to end-to-end encryption.

Table Of Contents

  • Social networks now tend to use end-to-end encryption, yet the issue of trust persists.
  • The task of protecting users against the many threats on their data remains, and new solutions are required.
  • We look at how combining elements of centralised and decentralised systems can combat security weaknesses.