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Guaranteeing the Authenticity of Location Information
July-September 2008 (vol. 7 no. 3)
pp. 72-80
Ana Isabel Gonz?lez-Tablas Ferreres, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Benjam?n Ramos ?lvarez, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Arturo Ribagorda Garnacho, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Location authentication is a young security requirement that has recently arisen in ubiquitous computing applications. During the last decade, researchers have proposed several schemes to guarantee this property in different contexts, but more research is needed. To provide a clearer picture of this requirement, the authors present a comprehensive definition of location authentication, describe its main threats in different scenarios, and review the mechanisms proposed thus far to fulfil this requirement.

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Index Terms:
Security, location-dependent applications, protocol analysis and design
Citation:
Ana Isabel Gonz?lez-Tablas Ferreres, Benjam?n Ramos ?lvarez, Arturo Ribagorda Garnacho, "Guaranteeing the Authenticity of Location Information," IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 72-80, July-Sept. 2008, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2008.49
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