QUANTUM CRYPTOGRAPHY BASED KEY DISTRIBUTION IN WI-FI NETWORKS - Protocol Modifications in IEEE 802.11

Shirantha Wijesekera, Xu Huang, Dharmendra Sharma

Abstract

Demand for wireless communications around the world is growing. IEEE 802.11 wireless networks, also known as Wi-Fi, are one of the popular wireless networks with over millions of users across the globe. Hence, providing secure communication for wireless networks has become one of the prime concerns. We have proposed a Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) based novel protocol to exchange the encryption key in Wi-Fi networks. In this paper, we present the protocol modifications done in the existing IEEE 802.11 standard to implement the proposed QKD based key exchange.

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Wijesekera S., Huang X. and Sharma D. (2010). QUANTUM CRYPTOGRAPHY BASED KEY DISTRIBUTION IN WI-FI NETWORKS - Protocol Modifications in IEEE 802.11 . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-8425-22-5, pages 146-151. DOI: 10.5220/0003008901460151


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icsoft10,
author={Shirantha Wijesekera and Xu Huang and Dharmendra Sharma},
title={QUANTUM CRYPTOGRAPHY BASED KEY DISTRIBUTION IN WI-FI NETWORKS - Protocol Modifications in IEEE 802.11},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT,},
year={2010},
pages={146-151},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003008901460151},
isbn={978-989-8425-22-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT,
TI - QUANTUM CRYPTOGRAPHY BASED KEY DISTRIBUTION IN WI-FI NETWORKS - Protocol Modifications in IEEE 802.11
SN - 978-989-8425-22-5
AU - Wijesekera S.
AU - Huang X.
AU - Sharma D.
PY - 2010
SP - 146
EP - 151
DO - 10.5220/0003008901460151