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P5: Algebraic-Structure-Based Lightweight Security Technique
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. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Habibah Hashim
. Associate Professor
. Faculty of Electrical Engineering
  Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
  Shah Alam, Selangor, 40450, Malaysia
. +603-55436101 /  +603-55435044

Research Members

In this work an important requirement of ubiquitous networked embedded systems will be addressed, namely the security of real time data communications appropriate for real-time cyber-physical system communications. Such communication protocols require low-latency deportment, and need also to surmount reliability and security issues necessary in maintaining the integrity of the data. The main problem lies in finding a suitable cryptographic algorithm to establish public key signatures on the embedded components, such that it does not create performance problems for real time communications of sensitive data. The processing capability of the energy constrained in embedded devices requires that a low-power, real-time computing solution be found for this problem. This research project will formulate a security technique specifically to secure real time traffic, based on the algebraic structure of elliptic curves over finite fields, leading to public-key cryptography. Computational savings and hardness accorded to this approach provides the motivation for this work.

A Secure TFTP Protocol with Security Proofs

Compression and Encryption Technique on Securing TFTP Packet

Performance Measurement of Secure TFTP protocol for Smart Embedded Devices

Cryptographic Key Exchange Protocol with Message Authentication Codes (MAC) using Finite State Machine (Journal Procedia Computer Science by Elsevier)