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Issue No.06 - June (2010 vol.43)
pp: 54-60
Ilja Tšahhirov , Tallinn University of Technology,
Jaak Tepandi , Tallinn University of Technology,
Wireless public-key infrastructure technology is used in many security-critical applications including banking and digital signing. An analysis of WPKI security using ID-card-based PKI as a benchmark highlights various risks and their implications for mobile voting.
Security and privacy, Mobile/Wireless, Networking and communications, Mobile voting, Public-key cryptography
Ilja Tšahhirov, Jaak Tepandi, "Wireless PKI Security and Mobile Voting", Computer, vol.43, no. 6, pp. 54-60, June 2010, doi:10.1109/MC.2009.418
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