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SOLA: A One-bit Identity Authentication Protocol for Access Control in IEEE 802.11
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2002 (English)Conference paper (Refereed) Published
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Given the wide deployment of IPSec/VPN (Virtual Private Networks) technology, there might be a redundancy in security protection in some configurations. Various commercial companies have replaced 802.11 security with IPSec/VPN to protect the wireless LAN (Local Area Network). How to do it in an efficient and lightweight way is a challenging research problem. This paper introduces a new lightweight identity authentication protocol, SOLA (Statistical One-bit Lightweight Authentication), for access control well suited for IEEE 802.11 networks with IP connections. This protocol prevents unauthorized access on a per packet basis. Since SOLA only adds one identity bit to each packet it will have a low impact on the network bandwidth and power consumption. The performance and efficiency of the SOLA protocol together with IEEE 802.11 is analyzed and evaluated via simulation.

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Taipei: IEEE , 2002.
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Telecommunication networks, Wireless telecommunication systems, Local area networks, Network protocols, Bandwidth, Synchronization, Algorithms, Computer simulation, Virtual private networks (VPN)
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URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-9374ISI: 000182118500153Local ID: 0 7803 7632 3OAI: diva2:837204
GLOBECOM'02 - IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference
Available from: 2012-09-18 Created: 2002-11-12 Last updated: 2015-06-30Bibliographically approved

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