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Method and System for Source Authentication in Group Communications

Abstract 

The invention is a method and system for authentication. A central node for issuing certificates to a plurality of nodes associated with the central node in a network is also provided. The central node receives a first key from at least one node from among the plurality of nodes and generates a second key based on the received first key and generates a certificate for the at least one node. The generated certificate is transmitted to the at least one node.

Inventor(s)

Ayan Roy-Chowdhury

Date Issued 

03/12/2013

Patent No. 

8,397,062