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Relations between semantic security and anonymity in identity-based encryption

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dc.contributor.author Herranz, Javier
dc.contributor.author Laguillaumie, Fabien
dc.contributor.author Ràfols, Carla
dc.date.accessioned 2019-09-10T15:05:11Z
dc.date.available 2019-09-10T15:05:11Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Herranz J, Laguillaumie F, Ràfols C. Relations between semantic security and anonymity in identity based encryption. Inf Process Lett. 2011 Apr 30;11(10): 453-60. DOI: 10.1016/j.ipl.2011.02.002
dc.identifier.issn 0020-0190
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/42264
dc.description.abstract Semantic security and anonymity are the two main properties that an identity-based encryption scheme can satisfy. Such properties can be de ned in either an adaptive or a selective scenario, which di er on the moment where the attacker chooses the identity/ies that are the target of the attack. There are well-known separations between selective and adaptive semantic security on the one hand, and between selective and adaptive anonymity on the other hand. In this paper we investigate the relations between these selective and adaptive notions, for identity-based encryption schemes enjoying at the same time some security and anonymity properties. On the negative side, we prove that there is a separation between selective and adaptive anonymity even for schemes which enjoy adaptive semantic security. On the positive side, we prove that selective semantic security and adaptive anonymity imply adaptive semantic security.
dc.description.sponsorship The work of Javier Herranz is supported by a Ramón y Cajal grant, partially funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) of the Spanish MICINN Ministry. Carla Ràfols holds an FPI grant of the Spanish MICINN Ministry. The work of both these authors is partially supported by the Spanish MICINN Ministry under project MTM2009-07694. The work of Fabien Laguillaumie is supported by the French ANR-07- TCOM-013-04 PACE Project
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.relation.ispartof Information Processing Letters. 2011 Apr 30;11(10): 453-60.
dc.rights © Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ipl.2011.02.002
dc.title Relations between semantic security and anonymity in identity-based encryption
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ipl.2011.02.002
dc.subject.keyword Identity-based encryption
dc.subject.keyword Selective/adaptive adversaries
dc.subject.keyword Semantic security
dc.subject.keyword Anonymity
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/acceptedVersion


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