On the difficulty of key recovery systems

Seungjoo Kim, Insoo Lee, Masahiro Mambo, Sungjun Park

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Key escrow cryptography has been becoming popular recently. A key escrow system bridges the gap between users' privacy and social need for protection against criminal behavior. However, there are some disadvantages and controversies regarding the system. In this paper we review and analyze the weaknesses of several recent protocols. The protocols are examined with respect to their claimed issues.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInformation Security - 2nd International Workshop, ISW 1999, Proceedings
EditorsMasahiro Mambo, Yuliang Zheng
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)3540666958, 9783540666950
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes
Event2nd International Information Security Workshop, ISW 1999 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Duration: 1999 Nov 61999 Nov 7

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Other2nd International Information Security Workshop, ISW 1999
CityKuala Lumpur

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)


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