On the feasibility of attribute-based encryption on smartphone devices

Ambrosin, M, Conti, M and Dargahi, T ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0908-6483 2015, On the feasibility of attribute-based encryption on smartphone devices , in: 2015 Workshop on IoT challenges in Mobile and Industrial Systems (IoT-Sys'15), May 2015, Florence, Italy.

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Abstract

Attribute-Based Encryption (ABE) is a powerful cryptographic tool that allows fine-grained access control over data. Due to its features, ABE has been adopted in several applications, such as encrypted storage or access control systems. Recently, researchers argued about the non acceptable performance of ABE when implemented on mobile devices. Indeed, the non feasibility of ABE on mobile devices would hinder the deployment of novel protocols and services-that could instead exploit the full potential of such devices. However, we believe the conclusion of non usability was driven by a not-very efficient implementation.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Salford Innovation Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: IoT-Sys 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 Workshop on IoT Challenges in Mobile and Industrial Systems
Publisher: ACM
ISBN: 9781450335027
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Depositing User: T Dargahi
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2020 12:47
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2020 13:00
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/52565

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