Stayin’ Alive: Aliveness as an Alternative to Authentication (Transcript of Discussion)

  • Jonathan Anderson
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7622)


I’ll start as I often do with an obligatory handwave towards the theme of the workshop. This isn’t so much about bringing protocols to life as a protocol that says whether or not you are currently alive, and this is based on some thinking I’ve been doing with Robert Watson. The title is “Stayin’ Alive: Aliveness as an alternative to authentication”, because sometimes authentication is not the property that you actually want.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathan Anderson
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  1. 1.University of CambridgeUK

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