Securing address registration in location/ID split protocol using ID-based cryptography

Aiash, Mahdi ORCID:, Al-Nemrat, Ameer and Preston, David (2013) Securing address registration in location/ID split protocol using ID-based cryptography. In: Wired/Wireless Internet Communication: 11th International Conference, WWIC 2013, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 5-7, 2013. Proceedings. Tsaoussidis, Vassilis, Kassler, Andreas, Koucheryavy, Yevgeni and Mellouk, Abdelhamid, eds. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7889 . Springer, pp. 129-139. ISBN 9783642384004. (doi:10.1007/978-3-642-38401-1_10)

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The Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP) is a routing architecture that provides new semantics for IP addressing. In order to simplify routing operations and improve scalability in future Internet, the LISP separates the device identity from its location using two different numbering spaces. The LISP also, introduces a mapping system to match the two spaces. In the initial stage, each LISP-capable router needs to register with a Map Server, this is known as the Registration stage. However, this stage is vulnerable to masquerading and content poisoning attacks. Therefore, a new security method for protecting the LISP Registration stage is presented in this paper. The proposed method uses the ID-Based Cryptography (IBC) which allows the mapping system to authenticate the source of the data. The proposal has been verified using formal methods approach based on the well-developed Casper/FDR tool.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords (uncontrolled): Location/ID Split Protocol, Casper/FDR, Future Internet, Address Registration, Masquerading attacks
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer and Communications Engineering
Item ID: 10616
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Depositing User: Mahdi Aiash
Date Deposited: 15 May 2013 09:51
Last Modified: 31 May 2019 06:58

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