Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2005/224

An Efficient ID-KEM Based On The Sakai-Kasahara Key Construction

L. Chen and Z. Cheng and J. Malone-Lee and N.P. Smart

Abstract: We describe an identity based key encapsulation mechanism (ID-KEM). It is possible to use this ID-KEM to build a secure identity based encryption scheme using the techniques of Bentahar et al. The resulting encryption scheme has a number of performance advantages over existing methods.

Category / Keywords: IBE

Publication Info: IEE Proceedings, Information Security

Date: received 12 Jul 2005, last revised 17 Jan 2006

Contact author: nigel at cs bris ac uk

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