A Secure and Efficient Handover Authentication Based on Light-Weight Diffie-Hellman on Mobile Node in FMIPv6

Jaeduck CHOI  Souhwan JUNG  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E91-B    No.2    pp.605-608
Publication Date: 2008/02/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e91-b.2.605
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Network
Keyword: 
handover authentication,  FMIPv6,  light-weight Diffie-Hellman,  secure FBU,  

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Summary: 
This letter proposes a secure and efficient handover authentication scheme that requires a light-weight Diffie-Hellman operation at mobile nodes. Our scheme provides more enhanced securities like the PFS, PBS, and so on than the existing security-context-transfer schemes. Also, the mobile node delegates the exponent operation for the DH to the access router to reduce computational cost on it.