Security Protocols

Volume 3957 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 199-209

Establishing Trust with Privacy

  • Laurent BussardAffiliated withInstitut Eurécom Corporate Communications 2229
  • , Refik MolvaAffiliated withInstitut Eurécom Corporate Communications 2229

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In pervasive computing environments, a priori trust among parties is lacking. New mechanisms are required in order to build trust without relying on existing relationships. We present a solution to establish trust based on a history of previous interactions among parties. Past interactions can be proven while assuring the untraceability and anonymity of provers.