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Double Layer Cryptographic Protocol for Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (MANETs) by Commitment Scheme

by Varun Shukla, Atul Chaturvedi, Neelam Srivastava
Communications on Applied Electronics
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 7 - Number 9
Year of Publication: 2017
Authors: Varun Shukla, Atul Chaturvedi, Neelam Srivastava

Varun Shukla, Atul Chaturvedi, Neelam Srivastava . Double Layer Cryptographic Protocol for Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (MANETs) by Commitment Scheme. Communications on Applied Electronics. 7, 9 ( Nov 2017), 32-36. DOI=10.5120/cae2017652716

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author = { Varun Shukla, Atul Chaturvedi, Neelam Srivastava },
title = { Double Layer Cryptographic Protocol for Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (MANETs) by Commitment Scheme },
journal = { Communications on Applied Electronics },
issue_date = { Nov 2017 },
volume = { 7 },
number = { 9 },
month = { Nov },
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issn = { 2394-4714 },
pages = { 32-36 },
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publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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In the modern world, with the ever-increasing demand of internet, the role of Cryptography becomes vital. We use e- commerce (business to consumer or consumer to business), financial transactions and various mails and chat services over internet on laptops and mobile phones. Recently famous dating site Ashley Madison was hacked and hackers published that data including credit card details (July-August 2015). The management put 500000 $ reward for the information of hackers and the people of good social reputation committed suicide because of published data. Such kinds of events are very discouraging and restrict people in such a way so that they feel dubious to use financial transactions or chatting services specifically on ad-hoc networks. So cryptography has the responsibility to secure the transactions and various communication services. The responsibility increases manifold when the network is without infrastructure. So in this paper we present an authenticated key agreement protocols for MANETs which provides authentication as a cryptographic goal and avoids MITM (Man in the middle attack), DoS (Denial of service) etc using commitment scheme. With our proposed protocol, we wanted to achieve the security level equivalent to one time pad along with the ease of symmetric key management which involves no exponent calculations to save computational overheads.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Authentication Commitment Key Agreement Mobile Ad- hoc Networks (MANETs) Wireless Communication