Signal authentication and integrity schemes for next generation global navigation satellite systems

Wullems, Christian, Pozzobon, Oscar, & Kubik, Kurt (2005) Signal authentication and integrity schemes for next generation global navigation satellite systems. In Proceedings of the European Navigation Conference GNSS, 2005, Munich, Germany.

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This paper describes a number of techniques for GNSS navigation message authentication. A detailed analysis of the security facilitated by navigation message authentication is given. The analysis takes into consideration the risk of critical applications that rely on GPS including transportation, finance and telecommunication networks. We propose a number of cryptographic authentication schemes for navigation data authentication. These authentication schemes provide authenticity and integrity of the navigation data to the receiver.

Through software simulation, the performance of the schemes is quantified. The use of software simulation enables the collection of authentication performance data of different data channels, and the impact of various schemes on the infrastructure and receiver. Navigation message authentication schemes have been simulated at the proposed data rates of Galileo and GPS services, for which the resulting performance data is presented.

This paper concludes by making recommendations for optimal implementation of navigation message authentication for Galileo and next generation GPS systems.

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ID Code: 38275
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Authentication, Integrity, Global Navigation Satellite Systems
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Computer System Security (080303)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000) > COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES (100500) > Satellite Communications (100508)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 01 Nov 2010 23:31
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2011 04:50

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