publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

BAVP: Blockchain-Based Access Verification Protocol in LEO Constellation Using IBE Keys

Wei, Songjie; Li, Shuai; Liu, Peilong; Liu, Meilin;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2018 Journal: Security and Communication Networks, volume 2,018, pages 1-14 (issn: 1939-0114, eissn: 1939-0122, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Limited
<jats:p>LEO constellation has received intensive research attention in the field of satellite communication. The existing centralized authentication protocols traditionally used for MEO/GEO satellite networks cannot accommodate LEO satellites with frequent user connection switching. This paper proposes a fast and efficient access verification protocol named BAVP by combining identity-based encryption and blockchain technology. Two different key management schemes with IBE and blockchain, respectively, are investigated, which further enhance the authentication reliability and efficiency in LEO constellation. Experiments on OPNET simulation platform evaluate and d...
free text keywords: Computer Networks and Communications, Information Systems, Constellation, Authentication protocol, Encryption, business.industry, business, Computer science, Key management, Computer network, Blockchain, Authentication, Scalability, Communications satellite, Technology (General), T1-995, Science (General), Q1-390, Article Subject
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