EZK: A ZERO KNOWLEDGE TOOL FOR GENERATING, HANDLING, AND SECURING ELECTRONIC BILLS OF LADING

Andrea Visconti

Abstract

EZK is a tool for generating, handling, and securing electronic bills of lading. EZK implements the cryptographic protocol suggested by Pagnoni and Visconti in (Pagnoni and Visconti, 2006), cryptographic protocol that is based on a shipper-carrier-holder model. This protocol makes use of (a) blind merchandise counts, or zero-knowledge counts, − that is, counts that do not reveal any information about the quantities actually counted, − (b) secure timestamps, and (c) digital signatures. We show how EZK generates and handles order e-BOLs and how the cryptographic techniques implemented in EZK make a number of common fraud schemes impossible.

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in Harvard Style

Visconti A. (2007). EZK: A ZERO KNOWLEDGE TOOL FOR GENERATING, HANDLING, AND SECURING ELECTRONIC BILLS OF LADING . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 3: WEBIST, ISBN 978-972-8865-79-5, pages 238-241. DOI: 10.5220/0001280102380241


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist07,
author={Andrea Visconti},
title={EZK: A ZERO KNOWLEDGE TOOL FOR GENERATING, HANDLING, AND SECURING ELECTRONIC BILLS OF LADING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 3: WEBIST,},
year={2007},
pages={238-241},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001280102380241},
isbn={978-972-8865-79-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 3: WEBIST,
TI - EZK: A ZERO KNOWLEDGE TOOL FOR GENERATING, HANDLING, AND SECURING ELECTRONIC BILLS OF LADING
SN - 978-972-8865-79-5
AU - Visconti A.
PY - 2007
SP - 238
EP - 241
DO - 10.5220/0001280102380241