Authentication and Signature for Message Handling

  • Wyn L Price
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 6)

Abstract

In many data communication applications it is desirable to be able to prove receipt and authenticity of a transmitted document. Encipherment techniques are available which make this possible. The paper gives an outline of the principles involved.

Keywords

Assure Tocol 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wyn L Price
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Information Technology and ComputingNational Physical LaboratoryTeddington MiddlesexUK

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