Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2007/121

Certificateless Encryption Schemes Strongly Secure in the Standard Model

Alexander W. Dent and Benoit Libert and Kenneth G. Paterson

Abstract: This paper presents the first constructions for certificateless encryption (CLE) schemes that are provably secure against strong adversaries in the standard model. It includes both a generic construction for a strongly secure CLE scheme from any passively secure scheme as well as a concrete construction based on the Waters identity-based encryption scheme.

Category / Keywords: public-key cryptography /

Date: received 2 Apr 2007, last revised 3 Dec 2007

Contact author: a dent at rhul ac uk

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