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Design and Analysis of Elliptic Curve Cryptography-Based Multi-round Authentication Protocols for Resource-Constrained Devices

  • Adarsh KumarEmail author
  • Alok Aggarwal
  • Neelu Jyoti Ahuja
  • Ravi Singhal
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 989)

Abstract

Authentication is among the initial steps of network formulation. Lightweight authentication processes are preferred for resource-constrained devices. These processes are efficient in terms of computational and communicational costs but inappropriate in providing required security rating. This work explores the feasibility of elliptic curve-based cryptography (ECC) for authentication processes. Three lightweight authentication protocols, which use ECC are identified and analysed for hierarchical network. These protocols are simulated and validated using lightweight cryptography primitives and protocols. In results, it is observed that out of three protocols protocol 1 performs better for 75 and 1000 nodes networks. In comparative analysis, a minimum of 14.1% and maximum of 24.7% throughput improvement is observed. Further, delay is reduced by 15.6% (minimum) and 31.3% (maximum) for protocol 1 as compared to protocol 2 and protocol 3.

Keywords

ECC Authentication RFID Reader Tag Simulation QoS 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adarsh Kumar
    • 1
    Email author
  • Alok Aggarwal
    • 1
  • Neelu Jyoti Ahuja
    • 1
  • Ravi Singhal
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Petroleum and Energy StudiesDehradunIndia

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