Secure Communication over Software-Defined Networks
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We report on work in progress towards a practical implementation of a software defined overlay network that provides data delivery services at a freely definable and provably optimized quality of service. Our example implementation establishes transparent secure transmission, where security is in terms of confidentiality, authenticity and availability. Using general techniques from game-theory, we show how to simultaneously optimize several performance indicators of a transmission service, taking care of interdependencies and using security as a showcase application.
KeywordsCommunication Security Pareto-optimality Game theory
This work was supported by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) under project “RSB”, grant no. 836287.
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