PROTOCOL INDEPENDENT LIGHTWEIGHT SECURE COMMUNICATION

M. Amaç Güvensan, A. Gökhan Yavuz

Abstract

This paper introduces a new protocol independent security mechanism, called PILSC (Protocol Independent Lightweight Secure Communication). PILSC utilizes the security feature of IPv4, defined but not used yet, inorder to have standardization in secure communication. We aim to increase the efficiency of the secure data transfer by means of examining the shortages of different security protocols. Although IPSec is the only protocol independent protocol, the redundant overhead and its hardly configurable structure encourages us to design a more fast and easy configurable mechanism, whose architecture is presented in detail in this paper. The implementation of PILSC on the kernel-level brings %75-%90 performance enhancement on cryptographic process time in comparison to the implementation of cryptographic processes in the user-space. Moreover, secure data transfer rate of PILSC is %20-25 faster than IPSec and SSL.

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in Harvard Style

Amaç Güvensan M. and Gökhan Yavuz A. (2006). PROTOCOL INDEPENDENT LIGHTWEIGHT SECURE COMMUNICATION . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Security and Cryptography - Volume 1: SECRYPT, (ICETE 2006) ISBN 978-972-8865-63-4, pages 211-218. DOI: 10.5220/0002101002110218


in Bibtex Style

@conference{secrypt06,
author={M. Amaç Güvensan and A. Gökhan Yavuz},
title={PROTOCOL INDEPENDENT LIGHTWEIGHT SECURE COMMUNICATION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Security and Cryptography - Volume 1: SECRYPT, (ICETE 2006)},
year={2006},
pages={211-218},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002101002110218},
isbn={978-972-8865-63-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Security and Cryptography - Volume 1: SECRYPT, (ICETE 2006)
TI - PROTOCOL INDEPENDENT LIGHTWEIGHT SECURE COMMUNICATION
SN - 978-972-8865-63-4
AU - Amaç Güvensan M.
AU - Gökhan Yavuz A.
PY - 2006
SP - 211
EP - 218
DO - 10.5220/0002101002110218