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Secure Anonymously Authenticated and Traceable Enterprise DRM System
International Journal of Computer Applications (2015)
  • Maged Ibrahim, Helwan University
Anonymity is one of the important services that must be available to users in the digital world as long as they behave honestly.Users’communicationmustbekeptauthenticatedandanonymous unless malicious behaviors are detected. In this case the accused user’s clear identity must be traced and revealed by the system to solve accusations. Enterprise Digital Rights Management (E-DRM) protects business digital applications by allowing an author in an organization to securely upload his confidential package/file(s) and store the contents in a private way on secure servers. This is done in a way that – later – allows an authorized user who is able to prove his authorization for the package to an authorization authority to download and use these contents in a private way. In this paper, we extend our previously proposed E-DRM protocols and propose an E-DRM protocol that allows authorized users to upload, store and download packages in an efficiently secure, anonymous and authenticated way. On the other hand, in case of an accusation or a dispute, our system is able to trace the user to his clear identity to solve accusations.
  • Enterprise security,
  • Digital rights management,
  • Anonymity,
  • Traceability,
  • Threshold cryptography,
  • Authentication,
  • Group signatures
Publication Date
September, 2015
Citation Information
Maged Ibrahim. "Secure Anonymously Authenticated and Traceable Enterprise DRM System" International Journal of Computer Applications Vol. 126 Iss. 3 (2015) p. 1 - 9
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