journal6 ›› 2006, Vol. 27 ›› Issue (3): 40-42.

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Application of Certificate Chaining in Key Management of Ad Hoc Network


  1. (1.The Department of Computer Teaching of Hunan Normal University,Changsha 410007,China;2.Institute of Information Management and Engineering of Jishou University,Zhangjiajie 427000,Hunan China)
  • Online:2006-05-25 Published:2012-09-11

Abstract: The ad hoc network is a mobile self-organized network composed of a set of radio automatic nodes or terminals.Its target applications include battlefield communication or no fixed base station.The nature of ad hoc set challenges on security.Certificate chaining is a technique using in mobile ad hoc key management.This paper expatiates the usage of certificate chaining in key management,and analyzes the principles on designing confidence value in certificate chaining.

Key words: ad hoc network, key management, certificate authority, certificate chaining, trusted third party, confidence value

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