Proceedings of the 9th Joint International Conference on Information Sciences (JCIS-06)

An Improvement on Secure E-mail Protocols Providing Perfect Forward Secrecy

Authors
Iuon-Chang Lin1, Yang-Bin Lin, Chung-Ming Wang
1National Chung Hsing University
Corresponding Author
Iuon-Chang Lin
Available Online October 2006.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/jcis.2006.102How to use a DOI?
Keywords
E-mail, perfect forward secrecy, smart card, Diffie-Hellman key agreement
Abstract

In 2005, Sun, Hsieh, and Hwang proposed two secure e-mail protocols with perfect forward secrecy. In the first protocol, the authors apply smart card and Diffie-Hellman key agreement scheme to achieve the perfect forward secrecy. However, due to it requires a smart card to store some parameters, it is not practical in the real world. Thus, the authors proposed another protocol without a smart card. However, the second protocol has a security flaw in providing perfect forward secrecy. In this paper, we shall not only point out the secure flaw in the second protocol but also propose an improvement scheme to overcome the security flaw.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 9th Joint International Conference on Information Sciences (JCIS-06)
Series
Advances in Intelligent Systems Research
Publication Date
October 2006
ISBN
978-90-78677-01-7
ISSN
1951-6851
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/jcis.2006.102How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2006, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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