Efficient WiMax Network Group Key Management Scheme

Group key management mechanism has been added to the current 802.16e multi-hop Wimax forum organization, however, owing to lack of considering comprehensive factors, some security solutions designed also bring some problems, such as the base station's burden being increased, key's updating and calculation cost being low efficiency. To solve these issues, Current multi-hop Wimax group key management security solutions were described firstly, then One-way Function Tree (OFT) group key management mechanism is analyzed; An efficient group key management scheme based on one-way function is proposed, which can be used in multi-hop Wimax network system to enhance the security of group management effectively.

Provided by: Binary Information Press Topic: Security Date Added: May 2009 Format: PDF

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