ID-based Secure PIM-SM Schemes

J. Zhang, V. Varadharajan, and Y. Mu (Australia)


Multicast, PIMSM, IDbased, Security


This paper presents a new secure scheme for Protocol In dependent Multicast Sparse Mode (PIM-SM). PIM is the predominant multicast routing protocol in use on the Inter net today, where members of the multicast group are dis tributed sparsely over a wide area. Security issues are par ticularly important in such multicast routing protocols. In this paper, we propose two ID-based group key manage ment schemes to build a secure PIM-SM multicast routing protocol. With these schemes, the network administrator can manage the secure PIM-SM multicast more efficiently, and the management of groups is made more flexible.

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