International Journal of Network Security
Attribute-Based Proxy Re-Encryption (ABPRE) scheme is one of the proxy cryptography, which can delegate the re-encryption capability to the proxy and re-encrypt the encrypted data by using the re-encryption key. ABPRE extending the traditional proxy cryptography and attributes plays an important role. In ABPRE, users are identified by attributes, and the access policy is designed to control the user's access. Using ABPRE can have these advantages: the proxy can be delegated to execute the re-encryption operation, which reduces the computation overhead of the data owner; the authorized user just uses their own secret key to decrypt the encrypted data, and they doesn't need to store an additional decryption key for deciphering, etc.