SmartVeh: Secure and Efficient Message Access Control and Authentication for Vehicular Cloud Computing
AbstractWith the growing number of vehicles and popularity of various services in vehicular cloud computing (VCC), message exchanging among vehicles under traffic conditions and in emergency situations is one of the most pressing demands, and has attracted significant attention. However, it is an important challenge to authenticate the legitimate sources of broadcast messages and achieve fine-grained message access control. In this work, we propose SmartVeh, a secure and efficient message access control and authentication scheme in VCC. A hierarchical, attribute-based encryption technique is utilized to achieve fine-grained and flexible message sharing, which ensures that vehicles whose persistent or dynamic attributes satisfy the access policies can access the broadcast message with equipped on-board units (OBUs). Message authentication is enforced by integrating an attribute-based signature, which achieves message authentication and maintains the anonymity of the vehicles. In order to reduce the computations of the OBUs in the vehicles, we outsource the heavy computations of encryption, decryption and signing to a cloud server and road-side units. The theoretical analysis and simulation results reveal that our secure and efficient scheme is suitable for VCC. View Full-Text
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Huang, Q.; Yang, Y.; Shi, Y. SmartVeh: Secure and Efficient Message Access Control and Authentication for Vehicular Cloud Computing. Sensors 2018, 18, 666.
Huang Q, Yang Y, Shi Y. SmartVeh: Secure and Efficient Message Access Control and Authentication for Vehicular Cloud Computing. Sensors. 2018; 18(2):666.Chicago/Turabian Style
Huang, Qinlong; Yang, Yixian; Shi, Yuxiang. 2018. "SmartVeh: Secure and Efficient Message Access Control and Authentication for Vehicular Cloud Computing." Sensors 18, no. 2: 666.
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