Authentication in a reconfigurable Byzantine fault tolerant system

  title={Authentication in a reconfigurable Byzantine fault tolerant system},
  author={Kathryn Chen},
Byzantine (i.e. arbitrary) faults occur as a result of software errors and malicious attacks; they are increasingly a problem as people come to depend more and more on online services. Systems that provide critical services must behave correctly in the face of Byzantine faults. Correct service in the presence of failures is achieved through replication: the service runs at a number of replica servers and as more than a third of the replicas are non-faulty, the group as a whole continues to… CONTINUE READING


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