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Towards denial-of-service-resilient key agreement protocols

Stebila, Douglas & Ustaoglu, Berkant (2009) Towards denial-of-service-resilient key agreement protocols. Information Security and Privacy (LNCS), 5594, pp. 389-406.

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    Abstract

    Denial of services is an important practical consideration for key agreement protocols in any hostile environment such as the Internet. There are well-known models that consider the security of key agreement protocols, but denial of service resistance is not considered as part of these models. Many protocols have been argued to be denial of service-resistant, but in most cases the arguments are informal and it is not immediately clear how two denial of service resistance definitions relate to each other.

    In this work we propose a formal definition of denial of service resistance, a model for secure authenticated key agreement, and show how security and denial of service resistance can be considered in a common framework. Our model accommodates a variety of techniques for achieving denial of service resistance, and we describe one such technique by exhibiting a denial of service-resistant secure authenticated key agreement protocol.

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    ID Code: 19702
    Item Type: Journal Article
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    Keywords: denial of service, key agreement, public key, cryptography
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-02620-1_27
    ISBN: 9783642026195
    ISSN: 0302-9743
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Computer System Security (080303)
    Divisions: Past > Institutes > Information Security Institute
    Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
    Copyright Statement: Conference proceedings published by Springer Verlag will be available via SpringerLink. http://www.springerlink.com
    Deposited On: 29 Apr 2009 14:14
    Last Modified: 18 Jul 2014 11:56

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