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Bootstrapping Trust on a Homenet

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Authors Michael H. Behringer , Max Pritikin , Steinthor Bjarnason
Last updated 2014-08-18 (Latest revision 2014-02-14)
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A homenet must be aware of its borders, and the realms within those. This document proposes an approach to bootstrap trust in such an environment. The idea is to select one device as the trust anchor and to enrol other devices into the domain. The result is the creation of a domain of trust in the homenet, with a common trust anchor. This trust model can subsequently be used to determine boundaries, and to autonomically bootstrap network services.


Michael H. Behringer
Max Pritikin
Steinthor Bjarnason

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