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A secure enhanced privacy-preserving key agreement protocol for wireless mobile networks

  • Vanga Odelu
  • Sherali Zeadally
  • Ashok Kumar Das
  • Mohammad Wazid
  • Debiao He
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Abstract

The rapid proliferation of mobile networks has made security an important issue, particularly for transaction oriented applications. Recently, Jo et al. presented an efficient authentication protocol for wireless mobile networks and asserted that their proposed approach provides all known security functionalities including session key (SK) security under the assumption of the widely-accepted Canetti–Krawczyk (CK) model. We reviewed Jo et al.’s proposed roaming protocol and we demonstrate that it fails to provide the SK-security under the CK-adversary setting. We then propose an enhancement to Jo et al.’s roaming protocol to address the security drawback found in Jo et al.’s protocol. In the enhanced roaming protocol, we achieve the SK-security along with reduced computation, communication and storage costs. We also simulate the enhanced roaming protocol using NS2 for end-to-end delay and network throughput, and the simulation results obtained demonstrate the efficiency of our protocol.

Keywords

Privacy Security Authentication Performance Secure roaming 

Notes

Acknowledgements

We thank the anonymous reviewers and the Editor for their valuable comments which helped us to improve the quality and presentation of the paper.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringIndian Institute of Information Technology, Sri CityChittoorIndia
  2. 2.College of Communication and InformationUniversity of KentuckyLexingtonUSA
  3. 3.Center for Security, Theory and Algorithmic ResearchInternational Institute of Information TechnologyHyderabadIndia
  4. 4.Cyber Security and Networks LabInnopolis UniversityInnopolisRussia
  5. 5.School of Mathematics and StatisticsWuhan UniversityWuhanChina

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