Dynamic Secrets in Communication Security, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1461478316
  • ISBN-13: 9781461478317
  • DDC: 005.82
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 136 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Dynamic secrets are constantly generated and updated from messages exchanged between two communication users. When dynamic secrets are used as a complement to existing secure communication systems, a stolen key or password can be quickly and automatically reverted to its secret status without disrupting communication. 'Dynamic Secrets in Communication Security' presents unique security properties and application studies for this technology. Password theft and key theft no longer pose serious security threats when parties frequently use dynamic secrets. This book also illustrates that a dynamic secret based security scheme guarantees impersonation attacks are detected even if an adversary steals a user's password or their key is lost. Practitioners and researchers working in network security or wireless communications will find this book a must-have reference. 'Dynamic Secrets in Communication Security' is also a valuable secondary text for advanced-level students in computer science and electrical engineering.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction.
2: Communication Security and Key Safety.
3: Dynamic Secrets.
4: Dynamic Wireless Security.
5: Dynamic Key Management in a Smart Grid.
6: Secrecy in Communications.
7: Reliability Analysis for Communication Security.
8: Future Applications.
Appendix A: Universal-2 Hash Functions.
Appendix B: Shannon Entropy and Rényi Entropy.
Appendix C: Proofs to Theorems in Section 6.5.
Appendix D: Reliability Analysis for Dynamic Key Based Two-Factor Authentication.