An Efficient Keyless Signature and Improved Version of Merkle Signature Scheme – CMSS
Remya Chandran1, A.Sasi Kumar2
1Remya Chandran, PhD Research Scholar, Department of Information Technology, School of Computing Sciences, Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies (VISTAS), Pallavaram, Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
2A.Sasi Kumar, Professor, Department of Information Technology, School of Computing Sciences, Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies (VISTAS), Pallavaram, Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 18 June 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 25 June 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 June 2019 | PP: 2585-2591 | Volume-8 Issue-5, June 2019 | Retrieval Number: E7639068519/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: Keyless Signature Infrastructure (KSI) is an adjustment and a globally broadcast arrangement basement for the arising and analysis of KSI signatures. Unlike customary schemes of digital signature, e.g. the method of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) acquires the concept of cryptographic asymmetric key encryption and KSI employs the hash-alone cryptography, acceptance analysis to wait alone on the hash-function protection and the accessibility of a frequently accessible device is called as a block chain. Google is one of the internet service which is said to be the multi-server atmosphere offered in the current environment, then the subsistence of Single Sign on (SSO) elucidation have proposed many capable technologies. The applications that are similar afford clients with the capability of single sign on by utilizing one username and password system which alleviates the requirement of diverse identities and password methods. Even though the method may be capable, the methods of SSO need to be extra robust and must afford utmost authentication for their clients. The medium of authentication is unidirectional among the client and service provider in SSO and the usage of improper authentication key made the investigators to tell their view about the vulnerabilities in such methods and the attacks may be impersonation attacks. In this work, keyless signature scheme is projected which solves all the above described criteria. An interesting alternative for perfectly installed signature method is the Merkle signature scheme (MSS) which is comprised of RSA, ECDSA and DSA. The security measure of MSS is totally depending on the subsistence of secure hash functions in cryptography. The method of MSS works efficiently to become quantum computer resistant. The work recommends CMSS, a deviation of MSS, with decreased the length of the private key, creation time of signature and the generation time of key pair. It has shown that CMSS is more aggressive for conveying a enormous and effectual implementation.
Keywords: Authentication, Keyless Signatures, Private Key, Merkle Signature
Scope of the Article: Authentication, Authorization, Accounting