Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/11147/13574
Title: Scalable RFID authentication protocol based on physically unclonable functions
Authors: Kurt, Işıl
Alagöz, Fatih
Akgün, Mete
Keywords: RFID
Security
Privacy
PUFs
Issue Date: 2023
Publisher: Elsevier
Abstract: Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology is commonly used for tracking and identifying objects. However, this technology poses serious security and privacy concerns for individuals carrying the tags. To address these issues, various security protocols have been proposed. Unfortunately, many of these solutions suffer from scalability problems, requiring the back-end server to work linearly in the number of tags for a single tag identification. Some protocols offer O(1) or O(log n) identification complexity but are still susceptible to serious attacks. Few protocols consider attacks on the reader-side. Our proposed RFID authentication protocol eliminates the need for a search in the back-end and leverages Physically Unclonable Functions (PUFs) to securely store tag secrets, making it resistant to tag corruption attacks. It provides constant-time identification without sacrificing privacy and offers log2 n times better identification performance than the state-of-the-art protocol. It ensures destructive privacy for tag holders in the event of reader corruption without any conditions. Furthermore, it enables offline readers to maintain destructive privacy in case of corruption.
URI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comnet.2023.109793
https://hdl.handle.net/11147/13574
ISSN: 1389-1286
1872-7069
Appears in Collections:Computer Engineering / Bilgisayar Mühendisliği
Scopus İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / Scopus Indexed Publications Collection
WoS İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / WoS Indexed Publications Collection

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