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Trust Without Identification

  • Howard Chivers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3934)

Abstract

This extended abstract describes an alternative to trusting individual nodes in pervasive systems, which is to exploit the diversity of nodes in such systems to build application ensembles that are collectively trustworthy. These configurations are resilient to high levels of attack, and are not dependent on large pre-distribution key-spaces.

Keywords

Sensor Network Malicious Node Individual Node Reputation System Sybil Attack 
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    Chivers, H., Clark, J.A.: Smart dust, friend or foe?-—Replacing identity with configuration trust. Computer Networks Special Issue: Military Communications Systems and Technologies 46(5), 723–740 (2004)CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Howard Chivers
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  1. 1.Department of Information SystemsCranfield University, DCMT ShrivenhamSwindonUK

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