Department of Computer Engineering
S E M I N A R
GUAP A Strong User Authentication Protocol for GSM
Traditionally, the authentication protocols for cellular phone networks have been designed for device authentication rather than user authentication, which brings limitations and restrictions on the functionality of the system. In this thesis we propose a user authentication protocol for Global Standards for Mobile (GSM). Our protocol permits the use of weak secrets (e.g. passwords or PINs) for authentication and provides certain flexibilities for GSM users. The simulation results on currently established user authentication protocols and GUAP are presented. The protocol also has a capture resilience extension to disable captured cellular phones securely.
DATE: January 14, 2005, Friday @ 14:00
PLACE: EA 502