On the security of random key pre-distribution schemes

@article{Ramkumar2004OnTS,
  title={On the security of random key pre-distribution schemes},
  author={M. Ramkumar and N. Memon},
  journal={Proceedings from the Fifth Annual IEEE SMC Information Assurance Workshop, 2004.},
  year={2004},
  pages={153-160}
}
  • M. Ramkumar, N. Memon
  • Published 2004
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings from the Fifth Annual IEEE SMC Information Assurance Workshop, 2004.
Key pre-distribution (KPD) schemes, which are inherently trade-offs between security and complexity, are perhaps well suited for securing large-scale deployments of resource constrained nodes without persistent access to a trusted authority (TA). However, the need to offset their inherent security limitations, calls for some degree of tamper-resistance of nodes. Obviously, if absolute tamper-resistance is guaranteed, KPD schemes are rendered secure. In practice, however, tamper-resistance will… Expand
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