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LSD-ABAC: Lightweight Static and Dynamic Attributes Based Access Control Scheme for Secure Data Access in Mobile Environment

Li, F., Rahulamathavan, Y. and Rajarajan, M. (2014). LSD-ABAC: Lightweight Static and Dynamic Attributes Based Access Control Scheme for Secure Data Access in Mobile Environment. 2014 IEEE 39th Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), doi: 10.1109/LCN.2014.6925791

Abstract

Technology advancements in smart mobile devices empower mobile users by enhancing mobility, customizability and adaptability of computing environments. Mobile devices are now intelligent enough to capture dynamic attributes such as unlock failures, application usage, location and proximity of devices in and around its surrounding environment. Different users will have different set of values for these dynamic attributes. In traditional attribute based access control, users are authenticated to access restricted data using long term static attributes such as password, roles, and physical location. In this paper, in order to allow secure data access in mobile environment, we securely combine both the dynamic and static attributes and develop novel access control technique. Security and performance analyse show that the proposed scheme substantially reduces the computational complexity while enhances the security compare to the conventional schemes.

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2014 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.
Publisher Keywords: Access control, dynamic attributes, attribute-based encryption, multi-authority
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Departments: School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering > Engineering
School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering > Engineering > Electrical & Electronic Engineering
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/17319
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