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Issue No. 05 - September/October (2006 vol. 4)
ISSN: 1540-7993
pp: 64-66
Luther Martin , Voltage Security
ABSTRACT
By nature, cryptographers tend to be extremely cautious and conservative. From their perspective, spending time getting people to use a new cryptographic algorithm is roughly on par with getting involved in a land war in Asia. In some cases, however, the difficulty involved in developing a new algorithm is worth the effort. This is the case with identity-based encryption (IBE), a new type of public-key algorithm.
INDEX TERMS
IBE, secure email, identity-based encryption
CITATION
Luther Martin, "Fitting Square Pegs into Round Holes", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 4, no. , pp. 64-66, September/October 2006, doi:10.1109/MSP.2006.120
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