Hash-based signatures for the internet of things

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dc.contributor.author Palmieri, Paolo
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-08T10:31:24Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-08T10:31:24Z
dc.date.issued 2018-05
dc.identifier.citation Palmieri, P. (2018) 'Hash-based signatures for the internet of things: position paper', CF '18: Proceedings of the 15th ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers, 8-10 May, Ischia, Italy. 3206427: ACM, pp. 332-335. doi:10.1145/3203217.3206427 en
dc.identifier.startpage 332 en
dc.identifier.endpage 335 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4503-2138-9
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/6586
dc.identifier.doi 10.1145/3203217.3206427
dc.description.abstract While numerous digital signature schemes exist in the literature, most real-world system rely on RSA-based signature schemes or on the digital signature algorithm (DSA), including its elliptic curve cryptography variant ECDSA. In this position paper we review a family of alternative signature schemes, based on hash functions, and we make the case for their application in Internet of Things (IoT) settings. Hash-based signatures provide postquantum security, and only make minimal security assumptions, in general requiring only a secure cryptographic hash function. This makes them extremely flexible, as they can be implemented on top of any hash function that satisfies basic security properties. Hash-based signatures also feature numerous parameters defining aspects such as signing speed and key size, that enable trade-offs in constrained environments. Simplicity of implementation and customization make hash based signatures an attractive candidate for the IoT ecosystem, which is composed of a number of diverse, constrained devices. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) en
dc.relation.ispartof ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers, CF'18, Ischia, Italy, May 8-10, 2018, Proceedings
dc.relation.uri https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=3203217.3206427
dc.rights © 2018 ACM. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive Version of Record was published in CF '18 Proceedings of the 15th ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3203217.3206427 en
dc.subject Signature schemes en
dc.subject Hash-based signatures en
dc.subject Internet of things en
dc.title Hash-based signatures for the internet of things en
dc.type Conference item en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Paolo Palmieri, Computer Science, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: paolo.palmieri@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2018-08-07T16:21:07Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle CF '18: Proceedings of the 15th ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers en
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dc.internal.conferencelocation Ischia, Italy en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress paolo.palmieri@ucc.ie en


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