Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2021/1540

Lightweight Swarm Authentication

George Teseleanu

Abstract: In this paper we describe a provably secure authentication protocol for resource limited devices. The proposed algorithm performs whole-network authentication using very few rounds and in a time logarithmic in the number of nodes. Compared to one-to-one node authentication and previous proposals, our protocol is more efficient: it requires less communication and computation and, in turn, lower energy consumption.

Category / Keywords: public-key cryptography / Lightweight Swarm Authentication, Authentication Protocols, Computational Diffie-Hellman

Original Publication (with minor differences): SECITC 2021

Date: received 22 Nov 2021

Contact author: george teseleanu at yahoo com

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