Special Issue

Topic: Key Management and Key Recovery

A Special Issue of Journal of Surveillance, Security and Safety

ISSN 2694-1015 (Online)

Submission deadline: 31 Dec 2024

Guest Editor(s)

Prof. Moti Yung

Department of Computer Science, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.

Google LLC, Mountain View, CA, USA.

Prof. Josef Pieprzyk

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Marsfield, Australia.

Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland.

Special Issue Introduction

Almost all Internet services include cryptographic components and protocols that provide a wide range of required security goals such as confidentiality, authenticity and integrity. The single and most crucial factor that determines the achieved security goals and their level is the way cryptographic keys are generated, distributed and managed. Often, the scientific literature assumes the existence of these keys (within symmetric or asymmetric cryptosystems) and develops protocols upon them, ignoring the complexity of generating, maintaining, and assuring the security of the underlying keys. Recent developments in quantum computing show that a large portion of public-key cryptography is easily broken by a quantum computer. The post-quantum encryption and digital signatures recommended by NIST require significantly longer cryptographic keys. Similarly, to maintain the same security level for private-key/symmetric encryption, the length of cryptographic keys needs to be doubled. This evidently has a significant impact on management, storage and recovery of cryptographic keys.

This Special Issue addresses all aspects related to classical and quantum key generation, management and recovery of cryptographic keys. Specifically, it covers the following topics:

● Truly random number generation (quantum)

● Pseudorandom bit generation

● Quantum key distribution

● Classical key agreement and establishment protocols

● Key encapsulation protocols

● Public-key infrastructure and key certification

● Secret sharing and key recovery

● Security evaluation/verification

● Long-term maintenance of security of keys

Academics, research students and professionals are invited to submit their original work. Extended conference papers are also welcome, provided they have been revised and contain at least 50% new content (and the previously published proceedings paper is submitted with the research paper).

Submission Deadline

31 Dec 2024

Submission Information

For Author Instructions, please refer to https://www.oaepublish.com/jsss/author_instructions
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Submission Deadline: 31 Dec 2024
Contacts: Yoyo Bai, Assistant Editor, assistant-editor@jsssjournal.com

Published Articles

A TPRF-based pseudo-random number generator
Open Access Original Article 27 Jan 2024
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Zero knowledge registration of PKI authentication for symbiotic security in FIDO IoT
Open Access Original Article 14 Dec 2023
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Towards a cryptography encyclopedia: a survey on attribute-based encryption
Open Access Survey 12 Dec 2023
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Split keys for station-to-station (STS) protocols
Open Access Original Article 21 Sep 2023
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