Robust e-mail protocols with perfect forward secrecy

Bum Han Kim, Jae Hyung Koo, Dong Hoon Lee

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Recently, Sun et al. proposed a practical e-mail protocol providing perfect forward secrecy, but Dent showed that their protocol does not actually provide perfect forward secrecy. In this letter, we propose two new robust e-mail protocols which indeed guarantee perfect forward secrecy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)510-512
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Communications Letters
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Jun


  • Cryptography
  • E-mail
  • Network security
  • Perfect forward secrecy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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