Applicability of Public Key Infrastructures in Wireless Sensor Networks

TitleApplicability of Public Key Infrastructures in Wireless Sensor Networks
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsR. Roman, and C. Alcaraz
Conference NameEuropean PKI Workshop: Theory and Practice (EuroPKI’07)
Series TitleLNCS
Date PublishedJune
Conference LocationMallorca (Spain)
ISBN Number978-3-540-73407-9
ISSN Number0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online)
KeywordsPublic Key Cryptography, Public Key Infrastructure, wireless sensor networks

Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) are becoming a key technology in the support of pervasive and ubiquitous services. The previous notion of PKC is too expensive for WSN has changed partially due to the existence of new hardware and software prototypes based on Elliptic Curve Cryptography and other PKC primitives. Then, it is necessary to analyze whether it is both feasible and convenient to have a Public Key Infrastructure for sensor networks that would allow the creation of PKC-based services like Digital Signatures.

Citation KeyRoman2007b
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