Secure Information Transmission Based on Physical Principles

  • Dima Grigoriev
  • Vladimir Shpilrain
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7956)

Abstract

We employ physical properties of the real world to design a protocol for secure information transmission where one of the parties is able to transmit secret information to another party over an insecure channel, without any prior secret arrangements between the parties. The distinctive feature of this protocol, compared to all known public-key cryptographic protocols, is that neither party uses a one-way function. In particular, our protocol is secure against (passive) computationally unbounded adversary.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dima Grigoriev
    • 1
  • Vladimir Shpilrain
    • 2
  1. 1.CNRS, MathématiquesUniversité de LilleVilleneuve d’AscqFrance
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsThe City College of New YorkNew YorkUSA

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