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OTAR USING ONE-TIME PADS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000007912D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-May-03

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Thomas P. Ryan Hans Christopher Sowa

Abstract

The system is conventional Over-The-Air- Rekeying (OTAR) or is trunking OTAR. OTAR mes- sages, which contain traffic encryption keys (TEKs), are sent from a Key Management Facility (KMF). These OTAR messages are sent to the radio encrypted with the key encryption key (KEK) ofthe radio.