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Certificate-less on-demand public key management (CLPKM) for self-organized MANETs

Maity, Soumyadev and Hansdah, RC (2012) Certificate-less on-demand public key management (CLPKM) for self-organized MANETs. In: Proceedings of ICISS 2012 the 8th International Conference, December 15-19, 2012, Guwahati, India.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-35130-3_20

Abstract

In this paper, we have proposed a novel certificate-less on-demand public key management (CLPKM) protocol for self-organized MANETs. The protocol works on flat network architecture, and distinguishes between authentication layer and routing layer of the network. We put an upper limit on the length of verification route and use the end-to-end trust value of a route to evaluate its strength. The end-to-end trust value is used by the protocol to select the most trusted verification route for accomplishing public key verification. Also, the protocol uses MAC function instead of RSA certificates to perform public key verification. By doing this, the protocol saves considerable computation power, bandwidth and storage space. The saved storage space is utilized by the protocol to keep a number of pre-established routes in the network nodes, which helps in reducing the average verification delay of the protocol. Analysis and simulation results confirm the effectiveness of the proposed protocol.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Springer.
Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Computer Science & Automation
Depositing User: Francis Jayakanth
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2013 11:44
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2013 10:19
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/47822

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