"Through first-responder access to sensitive information for which they have not been pre-vetted, lives and property can be saved. We describe enhancements to a trusted emergency information management (EIM) system that securely allows for extraordinary access to sensitive information during a crisis. A major component of the architecture is the end-user device, the security of which is enhanced with processor- level encryption of memory. This paper introduces an approach to more efficiently use the processor-encryption feature for secure data storage, as well as ISA instructions for the management of emergency state."
Naval Postgraduate School Center for Information Systems Security Studies and Research: http://cisr.nps.navy.mil/index.htm