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How To Build a Data Privacy-Preserving App (in Under an Hour)
iExec is a decentralized infrastructure for cloud computing resources, with a complete solution to run privacy-preserving executions of any application. Developers and enterprises can use the iExec tools to monetize data, and make it accessible for only a select list of purposes.
Curious to know how you can build super-secret applications of your own?
Well, that’s the whole purpose of this guide. Let’s dive under the hood!
The Problem of ‘Sharing’ Data
Huge amounts of data are left unused. This is because enterprises are extremely afraid of data leaks and exploits. But if they could harness the valuable pools of data at their fingertips, they could unlock a new wave of innovations and business models, as well as collaborations between entities that don’t trust each other by default.
We’ve all heard people and enterprises say:
“We’d love to share data with third parties,
… but always under our control,
… if I agree with the objective,
… and if I can authorize the beneficiary on a case-by-case basis.”
At iExec, we’re all-in to advance and democratize confidential computing. Making a developer’s journey as delightful as possible when interacting with our marketplace is at the core of what we do.
We’d like to show you a simple solution to build applications that make use of digital assets while protecting these with the highest level of security. We’ve hidden the complexity of blockchain and hardware enclaves, which are the backbone of our solution, to make it super simple to use.
Preserving data privacy and ownership during all of the data’s life cycle is not an easy process. We protect data in all of its stages: at rest, in transit and while it is being used. On the one hand, protecting data at rest and in transit have ...
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