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A universal composability framework for analysis of proxy threshold signature. (English) Zbl 1214.94065
Summary: The universal composability framework is a new approach for designing and analyzing the security of cryptographic protocols. In this framework, the security of protocols is maintained under a general protocol composition operation. In this paper, we propose the universal composability framework for the analysis of proxy threshold signature and present a universally composable secure proxy threshold signature scheme which is the first one in this area. The proposed scheme is suitable for the mobile agents which should migrate across different environment through the network. Furthermore, we give the concrete analysis of the reduction to prove the security of the proposed scheme.
MSC:
94A62 Authentication, digital signatures and secret sharing
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