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A ULE Security Approach for Satellite Networks on PLATINE Testbed

Cruickshank, HS, Liang, L, Fan, L, Sun, Z and Mazzella, M (2008) A ULE Security Approach for Satellite Networks on PLATINE Testbed In: 26th AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference (ICSSC) (2008), 2008-06-10 - 2008-06-12, San Diego, CA.

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The satellite network does not have the IP layer where the IPsec [2][3] is designed for. Therefore, a new algorithm is needed to secure the satellite link at link layer or physical layer. This paper will give a short analysis on the advantages and disadvantages of the MPEG-2 TS encryption and present an approach trying to use the extension header of Unidirectional Lightweight Encapsulation (ULE) [6] Protocol Data Unit (PDU) to provide the efficient security solution for satellite networks. This approach is just above the MPEG-2 TS layer and makes the link security as a part of the encapsulation layer. Thanks to a test bed platform named PLATINE developed by France partners and contributed by other partners within the SATSIX project on which the DVB-S and DVB-RCS have been implemented. The Unidirectional Lightweight Encapsulation (ULE) [6] mechanism working together with MPEG 2 Transport Stream (TS) as a part of the encapsulation in PLATINE is for the transport of IPv6 (& IPv4) Datagrams and other network protocol packets directly over the ISO MPEG-2 Transport Stream as TS Private Data. The proposed security approach is implemented within PLATINE to provide integrated security with ULE protocol at the link layer. The approach is based on the security requirements Internet draft [1]

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Communication Systems Research
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Date : 10 June 2008
Identification Number : 10.2514/6.2008-5521
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