Lightweight session-key establishment for the internet of things

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Abstract

Internet of Things is evolving from the theory into reality. It is increasingly embedded into our daily lives to provide critical services such as pervasive healthcare and intelligent transportation systems, for which our privacy and security highly rely on the proper functioning of the products. This paper proposes a lightweight session-key establishment protocol that provides fundamental protection for the sensitive information flow in the Internet of Things. The new session-key establishment scheme utilizes the fact that time synchronization is a standard service in most of the Internet of Things products, and relies on loose time synchronization information to achieve secure and fast key agreement. Compared to traditional session-key establishment methods such as the one used by Wi-Fi, the new scheme is more lightweight and also allows a faster session establishment which can be critical for real-time services.

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Event14th Swedish National Computer Networking Workshop (SNCNW 2018), May 31- June 01, 2018, Karlskrona. -
Duration: 1980-Jan-01 → …

Conference

Conference14th Swedish National Computer Networking Workshop (SNCNW 2018), May 31- June 01, 2018, Karlskrona.
Period80-01-01 → …

Swedish Standard Keywords

  • Computer Sciences (10201)

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