Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology
In recent years there is a need for a security infrastructure for the people ubiquitous digital life without using Public key Infrastructure (PKI) and shared session key cryptography algorithms. Since, the system scales up, the peer to peer approach is attractive to distributed computing environment due to increase in large amount of resources. The resources in such environment possess different characteristics. The need for security services for such resource restricted environment is a challenging issue. Hence in this paper, a novel algorithm is proposed that uses the macro feature of the fingerprint biometric of the sender and the receiver to generate key(s).