A Secure and Computational-Efficient Multicast Key Distribution for Wireless Networks

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 768)


In the present research work a simulation mechanism has been designed and implemented for a secure, computation efficient and dynamic multicast key distribution system that can be applicable to wireless networks. The present model uses the concept of Maximum Distance Separable (MDS) codes to enhance the computation efficiency of the multicast key distribution system. Also an attempt has been made to improve the security of the multicast key distribution system against the previous multicast group members that had turned into adversaries. By encrypting the newly generated keys with the older one may provide improved security to the system. The DES algorithm has been used for encryption of the new session keys. The implemented results have presented and discussed.


Multicast key distribution Security Session keys Computational efficiency Wireless network Key security Dynamical distribution 



B. Srinivasa Rao is very much thankful to Dr. L. Pratap Reddy, Professor, Department of ECE, JNTUH, Hyderabad, for his valuable suggestions. The author is also thankful to the Management of GRIET for their encouragement and cooperation for pursuing his Ph.D. work.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringGokaraju Rangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology (Affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad)Bachupally, HyderabadIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science Engineering, University College of EngineeringOsmania UniversityHyderabadIndia

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