RESISTING IMPERSONATION ATTACKS IN CHAINING-BASED PUBLIC-KEY MANAGEMENT ON MANETS - The Virtual Public-Key Management

Renan Fischer e Silva, Eduardo da Silva, Luiz Carlos Pessoa Albini

Abstract

Chaining-based key management schemes seem to be the ones that best fitMANETs. The main chaining-based scheme is the Self-Organized Public Key Management System (PGP-Like). However, it is fully vulnerable to impersonation attacks. In order to reduce such vulnerability, this article introduces a new public-key management system for MANETs, the Virtual Key Management System (VKM). VKM uses a virtual structure to indicate the trust between nodes and the certificate chains formation. VKM can behave in a restrict way, being able to tolerate impersonation attacks to a certain level, or it can behave similarly to the PGP-Like, just by changing a simple parameter. Thus, VKM can suit any user needs switching between these two models dynamically, without any network reinitialization or reconfiguration.

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Fischer e Silva R., da Silva E. and Carlos Pessoa Albini L. (2009). RESISTING IMPERSONATION ATTACKS IN CHAINING-BASED PUBLIC-KEY MANAGEMENT ON MANETS - The Virtual Public-Key Management . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Security and Cryptography - Volume 1: SECRYPT, (ICETE 2009) ISBN 978-989-674-005-4, pages 155-158. DOI: 10.5220/0002236501550158


in Bibtex Style

@conference{secrypt09,
author={Renan Fischer e Silva and Eduardo da Silva and Luiz Carlos Pessoa Albini},
title={RESISTING IMPERSONATION ATTACKS IN CHAINING-BASED PUBLIC-KEY MANAGEMENT ON MANETS - The Virtual Public-Key Management},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Security and Cryptography - Volume 1: SECRYPT, (ICETE 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={155-158},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002236501550158},
isbn={978-989-674-005-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Security and Cryptography - Volume 1: SECRYPT, (ICETE 2009)
TI - RESISTING IMPERSONATION ATTACKS IN CHAINING-BASED PUBLIC-KEY MANAGEMENT ON MANETS - The Virtual Public-Key Management
SN - 978-989-674-005-4
AU - Fischer e Silva R.
AU - da Silva E.
AU - Carlos Pessoa Albini L.
PY - 2009
SP - 155
EP - 158
DO - 10.5220/0002236501550158