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Certificate revocation list distribution system for the KAD network

Author
Caubet, J.; Hernandez, C.; Esparza, O.; Muñoz, J.; Mata, J.; Alins, J.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Computer journal
Date of publication
2014-02-01
Volume
57
Number
2
First page
273
Last page
280
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1093/comjnl/bxt037 Open in new window
Project funding
Ares - Team for Advanced REsearch on information Security and privacy
Arquitectura de transporte segura y robusta para servicios de infotainment en redes vehiculares
URL
http://comjnl.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/05/06/comjnl.bxt037.short?rss=1 Open in new window
Abstract
Many peer-to-peer (p2p) overlays require certain security services which could be provided through a Public Key Infrastructure. However, these infrastructures are bound up with a revocation system, such as Certificate Revocation Lists (CRLs). A system with a client/server structure, where a Certificate Authority plays a role of a central server, is prone to suffer from common problems of a single point of failure. If only one Authority has to distribute the whole CRL to all users, perhaps severa...
Keywords
CHORD, Certificate Revocation List (CRL), KAD network, Structured peer-to-peer (P2P) overlay
Group of research
DISEN - Distributed Sensor Networks
ISG - Information Security Group

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