The Whole is Less Than the Sum of Its Parts: Constructing More Efficient Lattice-Based AKEs

@inproceedings{Pino2016TheWI,
  title={The Whole is Less Than the Sum of Its Parts: Constructing More Efficient Lattice-Based AKEs},
  author={Rafa{\"e}l del Pino and Vadim Lyubashevsky and David Pointcheval},
  booktitle={SCN},
  year={2016}
}
Authenticated Key Exchange AKE is the backbone of internet security protocols such as TLS and IKE. A recent announcement by standardization bodies calling for a shift to quantum-resilient crypto has resulted in several AKE proposals from the research community. Because AKE can be generically constructed by combining a digital signature scheme with public key encryption or a KEM, most of these proposals focused on optimizing the known KEMs and left the authentication part to the generic… 
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