Fully Self-organized Key Management Scheme in MANET and Its Applications

  • Fuyou Miao
  • Wenjing Ruan
  • Xianchang Du
  • Suwan Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 131)


The paper first proposes a fully self-organized key management scheme in mobile ad hoc networks which is both certificateless and free from any trusted third party such as Certificate Authority or Key Generation Center. The scheme allows a node to set up the public/private key pair all by itself and use the public key as its identity according to the property of ad hoc networks. Based on the scheme, some applications such as Encryption, Signature, Signcryption algorithms are given. Among these algorithms, the security of encryption algorithms is detailed and the AdvancedEnc is proved to be IND-CCA secure encryption algorithm under the random oracle model. These applications show that our key management scheme is self-organized, simple, efficient and practical.


Mobile network Ad hoc Key management Fully self-organized Random oracle model 



The paper is supported by NSF of China (granted No. 60970128, No. 61170233, No. 61272472), Youth Innovation Foundation of USTC of 2010 and China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (No. 2011M501397).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fuyou Miao
    • 1
  • Wenjing Ruan
    • 1
  • Xianchang Du
    • 1
  • Suwan Wang
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and TechnologyUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHe FeiChina
  2. 2.School of Computer Science and TechnologyUniversity of AnhuiHe FeiChina

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