Efficient Key Distribution for Closed Meetings in the Internet
Many emerging group oriented and collaborative applications such as audio/video conferences use the peer-to-peer paradigm. Confidentiality is an often demanded feature for such applications, e.g. in business meetings, to provide group privacy. To assure confidentiality in a meeting the partners have to agree upon a common secret key for encrypting their communication. This requires efficient distributed group key exchange protocols. We present the principle of the key distribution protocol TKD which achieves a lower key refreshment delay compared to existing key exchange protocols.
KeywordsCommunication Round Collaborative Application Token Holder Distribute System Security Symposium Closed Meeting
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