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On the Performance of Group Key Agreement Protocols Yongdae Kim

Summary: On the Performance of Group Key Agreement Protocols

Yair Amir

Yongdae Kim

Cristina Nita-Rotaru

Gene Tsudik

Group key agreement is a fundamental building block for
secure peer group communication systems. Several group
key agreement protocols were proposed in the last decade,
all of them assuming the existence of an underlying group
communication infrastructure.
This paper presents a performance evaluation of five no-
table key agreement protocols for peer groups, integrated
with a reliable group communication system (Spread).
They are: Centralized Group Key Distribution (CKD),


Source: Amir, Yair - Department of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University


Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences