Security protocols for secret Santa

Sjouke Mauw, Saša Radomirović, Peter Y. A. Ryan

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Abstract

The motivation for the current report lies in a number of questions concerning the current state of the art in security protocol design and analysis. Why is it so hard to develop a complete set of security requirements for a particular problem? For instance, even in the seemingly simple case of defining the secrecy property of an encryption algorithm it has taken decades to reach a degree of consensus, and even now new definitions are required in specific contexts. Similarly, even after more than twenty years of research on e-voting, there is still a lack of consensus as to which properties an e-voting protocol should satisfy. What did we learn from this research experience on e-voting? Can we apply the knowledge accumulated in this domain to similar domains and problems? Is there a methodology underlying the process of understanding a security protocol domain?
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSecurity Protocols XVIII
EditorsBruce Christianson, James Malcolm
PublisherSpringer
Pages175-184
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9783662459218
ISBN (Print)9783662459201
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event18th International Workshop Security Protocols 2010 - Cambridge, United Kingdom
Duration: 24 Mar 201026 Mar 2010

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
Volume7061
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Conference

Conference18th International Workshop Security Protocols 2010
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityCambridge
Period24/03/1026/03/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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