Improved Kerberos security protocol evaluation using modified BAN logic

Abdelmajid, Nabih, Hossain, Alamgir, Shepherd, Simon and Mahmoud, Khaled (2010) Improved Kerberos security protocol evaluation using modified BAN logic. In: Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology : CIT 2010. IEEE Xplore, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 1610-1615. ISBN 978-1424475476

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CIT.2010.285

Abstract

Online communication offers organizations greater efficiency. However, online processes increase the threat level during message transfer. This necessitates researchers to develop and improve security protocols in order to enhance the security of communication lines. There are many evaluation tools such as BAN Logic to evaluate how secure authentication protocols' messages are. Despite the evaluation and acceptance of many authentication protocols, online communications remain insecure. We propose three approaches in order to increase the authenticity level; firstly, we propose to add the user's physical location as a new authentication factor into Kerberos protocol and call it N-Kerberos protocol. Secondly, we propose a new BAN logic based evaluation tool (N-BAN) to evaluate the N-Kerberos protocol. Finally, we validate the new form of Kerberos (N-Kerberos) using the new form of BAN (N-BAN) logic.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: The 10th IEEE International Conference on Scalable Computing and Communications (ScalCom-2010) : 29 June-1 July 2010, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK.
Uncontrolled Keywords: N-Kerberos protocol , authentication protocols , message transfer , online communication , security protocols
Subjects: G900 Others in Mathematical and Computing Sciences
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Computer Science and Digital Technologies
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2011 08:46
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2016 12:39
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/2118

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