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Method of performance-aware security of unicast communication in hybrid satellite networks

Abstract 

A method and apparatus utilizes Layered IPSEC (LES) protocol as an alternative to IPSEC for network-layer security including a modification to the Internet Key Exchange protocol. For application-level security of web browsing with acceptable end-to-end delay, the Dual-mode SSL protocol (DSSL) is used instead of SSL. The LES and DSSL protocols achieve desired end-to-end communication security while allowing the TCP and HTTP proxy servers to function correctly.

Inventor(s)

Ayan Roy-Chowdhury

Date Issued 

03/11/2014

Patent No. 

8,671,273