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Verifying authentication protocol implementations

Schneider, Steve A (2002) Verifying authentication protocol implementations In: 5th International Conference on Formal Methods for Open Object-Based Distributed Systems (FMOODS 2002), 20 - 22 March 2002, Enschede, The Netherlands.

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Abstract

Formal methods for verifying authentication protocols tend to assume an idealised, perfect form of encryption. This approach has been spectacularly successful in finding flaws, but when we aim for proofs of correctness then we need to consider this assumption more carefully, and perhaps to weaken it to reflect properties of real cryptographic mechanisms. This paper reviews the existing CSP approach to verifying protocols, and considers how algebraic properties of real cryptographic mechanisms can be incorporated within a rank function verification. The approach is illustrated with an authentication protocol which makes use of exclusive-or.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Computing Science
Authors :
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Schneider, Steve As.schneider@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Date : 20 March 2002
Copyright Disclaimer : Copyright 2002 Springer
Additional Information : This is the author's version of the paper presented at FMoods 2002. http://trese.cs.utwente.nl/fmoods2002/intro.html
Depositing User : Mr Adam Field
Date Deposited : 05 Sep 2017 11:09
Last Modified : 05 Sep 2017 11:09
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/7229

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