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PB-PKI: a privacy-aware blockchain-based PKI

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Conventional public-key infrastructure (PKI) designs using certificate authorities and web-of-trust are not optimal and have security flaws. The properties afforded by the Bitcoin blockchain are a natural solution to some of the problems with PKI - in particular, certificate transparency and elimination of single points-offailure. Proposed blockchain-based PKI designs are built as public ledgers linking identity with public key, providing no privacy. We consider cases requiring privacy-aware ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.5220/0006419203110318

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Computer Science
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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Computer Science
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Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
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SCITEPRESS
Host title:
Proceedings of the 14th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications
Journal:
14th International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT 2017) More from this journal
Volume:
6
Publication date:
2016-09-12
Acceptance date:
2017-05-14
Event location:
Madrid, Spain
Event start date:
2017-07-24
Event end date:
2017-07-26
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9789897582592
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pubs:701772
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uuid:8bd33c4f-5614-400e-b958-48e53fe1b342
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Source identifiers:
701772
Deposit date:
2017-06-23

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