Some Applications of Multiple Key Ciphers

  • Colin Boyd
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 330)


This paper describes an implementation of a cipher system with any number of keys which is a generalisation of the RSA cryptosystem. Three applications of such a cipher system are given. The general properties required for possible alternative implementations are discussed.


Block Cipher Single User Blind Signature Closure Property Commutative Property 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Colin Boyd
    • 1
  1. 1.Data Security LaboratoryBritish TelecomIpswichUK

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