DTN Security Key Management - Requirements and Design

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Delay/Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN) introduces a network model in which communications may be subject to long delays and/or intermittent connectivity. These challenges render traditional security key management mechanisms infeasible since round trip delays may exceed the duration of communication opportunities. This document therefore proposes requirements and outlines a design for security key management in DTNs.


Fred Templin (fltemplin@acm.org)
Scott Burleigh (Scott.Burleigh@jpl.nasa.gov)

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