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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000051880

Key Exchange at the Physical Layer

Sobreira de Almeida, Antonio Pedro

Establishing a secret communication between two parties requires both legal parties to share a private key. One problem consists of finding a way to establish a shared secret key without the availability of a secure channel. One method uses the reciprocity and multipath interference properties of the wireless channel for this purpose. We analyze this technique in the following three aspects: vulnerabilities and attacks, improvements to the protocol and experimental validation.

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Theoretische Informatik (ITI)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Jahr 2015
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-518800
KITopen-ID: 1000051880
Verlag Karlsruhe
Abschlussart Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Informatik (INFORMATIK)
Institut Institut für Theoretische Informatik (ITI)
Prüfungsdaten 10.07.2015
Referent/Betreuer Prof. J. Müller-Quade
Schlagworte Cryptography, key exchange, side-channel attacks, hardware
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