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Secure Group Communications Over Data Networks

By Xukai Zou , Byrav Ramamurthy , Spyros S. Magliveras

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  • ISBN13: 978-0-3872-2970-6
  • 191 Pages
  • User Level: Science
  • Publication Date: March 6, 2007
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
Full Description
This book provides a concise survey of principles and state-of-the-art techniques for secure group communications (SGC) over data networks. It offers an overview of secure algorithms and protocols for group communication linking areas such as applied cryptography and computer networking. Also included is a coverage of challenges in deploying secure group communication-based applications over wireless networks. These challenges include the limited computational power of mobile devices, susceptibility of wireless networks to intrusion and unauthorized access and mobility of nodes in a wireless ad-hoc network environment. Secure Group Communications Over Data Networks provides a wealth of information for network architects, IT Professionals, computer scientists, and advanced students of computer science and computer engineering in the fields of networking, computer security and software applications development.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction.
  2. Typical Group Key Management Schemes.
  3. Tree Based Key Management Schemes.
  4. Dynamic Conferencing Schemes.
  5. Secure Group Communications with Hierarchical Access Control.
  6. SGC Challenges and SGC for Wireless Networks.
  7. Concluding Remarks.

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