MIKEY-IBAKE: Identity-Based Authenticated Key Exchange (IBAKE) Mode of (RFC6267)
Original Publication Date: 2011-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2011-Jun-29
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
V. Cakulev: AUTHOR [+1]
The Multimedia Internet Keying (MIKEY) [RFC3830] specification describes several modes of key distribution solution that address multimedia scenarios using pre-shared keys, Public Keys, and optionally a Diffie-Hellman key exchange. Multiple extensions of MIKEY have been specified, such as HMAC-Authenticated (Hashed Message Authentication Code) Diffie-Hellman [RFC4650] and MIKEY-RSA-R [RFC4738].
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) V. Cakulev Request for Comments: 6267 G. Sundaram Category: Informational Alcatel Lucent ISSN: 2070-1721 June 2011
MIKEY-IBAKE: Identity-Based Authenticated Key Exchange (IBAKE) Mode of Key Distribution in Multimedia Internet KEYing (MIKEY)
This document describes a key management protocol variant for the Multimedia Internet KEYing (MIKEY) protocol that relies on a trusted key management service. In particular, this variant utilizes Identity-Based Authenticated Key Exchange (IBAKE) framework that allows the participating clients to perform mutual authentication and derive a session key in an asymmetric Identity-Based Encryption (IBE) framework. This protocol, in addition to providing mutual authentication, eliminates the key escrow problem that is common in standard IBE and provides perfect forward and backward secrecy.
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