Multilaterally Secure Pervasive Cooperation: Privacy Protection, Accountability and Secure Communication for the Age of Pervasive Computing

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IOS Press, 2012 - Computers - 178 pages
The mechanisms which support secure communication, privacy protection and accountability are crucial parts of most computing systems. Pervasive computing is characterized by the large-scale collection, distribution and aggregation of information related to individuals and their activities. From the outset, the inherent privacy and IT security issues of pervasive computing have been an area of critical focus, and associated unforeseeable consequences for the individual have been mentioned.This book addresses these issues, and seeks to demonstrate that carefully devised protection mechanisms can become enablers for
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Background and Requirements
9
State of the Art
35
Novel Security Techniques
51
Integrated Approach within Reference Scenario
77
Mechanisms
97
Evaluation and Discussion
117
Summary
153
Bibliography
159
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