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Selecting Bloom-filter header lengths for secure information centric networking

Alzahrani, Bander A and Vassilakis, Vassilios G and Reed, Martin J (2014) Selecting Bloom-filter header lengths for secure information centric networking. In: 2014 9th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks & Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP), 2014-07-23 - 2014-07-25.

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Abstract

Information-centric networking (ICN) is a new communication paradigm that shifts the focus from end hosts to information objects. Recent studies have shown that ICN can provide more efficient mobility support and multicast/anycast content delivery compared to traditional host-centric solutions. Nevertheless, the ICN solutions proposed so far are not very mature from the security viewpoint. In this paper, we study one of the most important Bloom-filter based ICN forwarding mechanisms and discuss its security vulnerabilities. Next, we propose some enhancements to this mechanism, which aim at increasing its resistance to brute-force attacks. Our proposed solutions are supported by simulation studies.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: 2014 9th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing, CSNDSP 2014
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information centric networks; Bloom filter; Brute force attacks
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health
Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2015 14:51
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2022 19:16
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/12358

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