A One-Time Password Authentication Scheme for Secure Remote Access in Intelligent Home Networks
One of the important services that intelligent home networks provide is to remotely control home appliances in home network. However, the remote control service causes intelligent home networks to have various security threats. Thus, for the service, intelligent home networks should provide strong security services, especially user authentication. In this paper, we provide a public key based one-time password authentication scheme for secure remote access in intelligent home networks. To provide 2-factor strong authentication conveniently and cost effectively, we adopt and enhance YEH-SHEN-HWANG’s authentication scheme. Since our scheme uses a server-side public key to addresses the vulnerabilities of YEH-SHEN-HWANG’s scheme, it can securely perform user authentication, server authentication and session key distribution without any pre-shared secret, while defending against server compromise.
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