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Title: An effective trust establishment scheme for authentication in mobile ad-hoc networks
Authors: Wang, Guojun
Wang, Qiong
Cao, Jiannong
Guo, Minyi
Subjects: Authentication
Cryptography
Secret sharing
Trust transfer
Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society Press
Citation: CIT 2007 : 7th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology : 16-19 October 2007, The University of Aizu, Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Fukushima, Japan, p. 749-754.
Abstract: Distributed authentication has the property of high security compared with existing authentication schemes. However, its success ratio for authentication may be not high, especially in large-scale Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks (MANETs). In order to address this issue, we propose a hybrid authentication scheme which integrates the chained authentication with the distributed authentication. When a node can't find enough authentication nodes in its one-hop neighborhood to authenticate itself, it requests its neighboring nodes to find a certificate chain to do so through the chained authentication. Hence, our scheme overcomes the drawbacks in terms of success ratio for authentication. Theoretical analysis and simulation studies show that, compared with the chained authentication schemes, our scheme is more scalable and it can increase the success ratio for authentication, without sacrificing the security requirement.
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Type: Conference Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/816
ISBN: 0769529836
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