Solutions for Security in Mobile Agent System

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 216)

Abstract

For getting instant access to the data at one place, the software called ‘Mobile Agent’ is used, which moves from host to host and brings back the information required. With advancement in technology, access to information has become more and more easy, but it also brings certain concerns about the security of systems involved in the process and the data being used or taken. This paper is concerned with the security threats that a mobile agent system could experience and solutions that have been proposed for securing the mobile agent system. There are many solutions proposed for security; some are simulation based while some are mathematical derivation based. Simulation-based models are more practical for solving the real-world scenarios.

Keywords

Mobile agent Extended elementary object system model Police office model Mobile agent security 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of TechnologyHamirpurIndia

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