A Security Framework for Multi-authority Based e-Sealed Bid Auction System

  • Sourav Sinha
  • Mamata Jenamani
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 420)


In a typical organization multiple authorities may participate in purchasing process. Online implementation of such system should properly distribute security control over multiple-authorities to ensure trust among them and avoid dispute. In our research we are presenting two aspects of e-sealed bid auction in a two server setting using public key infrastructure: First, secure bid submission and bid opening using multiple authorities, and second, secure bid document storage for future references.


Sealed bid auction Multi-authority auction E-tendering Bid encryption decryption 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sourav Sinha
    • 1
  • Mamata Jenamani
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Industrial Engineering and ManagementIndian Institute of Technology, KharagpurIndia

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