Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 766–777 | Cite as

Secure, efficient and revocable data sharing scheme for vehicular fogs

  • Kai Fan
  • Junxiong Wang
  • Xin Wang
  • Hui Li
  • Yintang Yang
Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Special Issue on Fog Computing on Wheels


With the rapid development of vehicular networks, the problem of data sharing in vehicular networks has attached much attention. However, existing data access control schemes in cloud computing cannot be applied to the scenario of vehicular networks, because cloud computing paradigm cannot satisfy the rigorous requirement posed by latency-sensitive mobile application. Fog Computing is a paradigm that extends Cloud computing and services to the edge of the network. The vehicular fog is the ideal platform to achieve data sharing in vehicular networks. In this paper, we propose a revocable data sharing scheme for vehicular fogs. We construct a new multi-authority ciphertext policy attribute-based encryption (CP-ABE) scheme with efficient decryption to realize data access control in vehicular network system, and design an efficient user and attribute revocation method for it. The analysis and the simulation results show that our scheme is secure and highly efficient.


Vehicular fogs Attribute-based encryption Revocation Security Efficiency 



This work has been financially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61303216, No. 61272457, No. U1401251, and No. 61373172), the National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program) (No. 2012AA013102), the Open Research Project of the State Key Laboratory of Industrial Control Technology, Zhejiang University, China (No. ICT170312), and National 111 Program of China B16037 and B08038.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Integrated Service NetworksXidian UniversityXi’anChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education for Wide Band-Gap Semicon, Materials and DevicesXidian UniversityXi’anChina

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