Key management for decentralized computer network services

L. Harn, Hung-Yu Lin
1993 IEEE Transactions on Communications  
When a computer network grows larger and adds more services offered by different providers, each user may have to keep many keys for different services. Incorporating smart card technologies and master key concept, this letter proposes an efficient scheme to solve the key management problem in such multiservice environments.
doi:10.1109/26.250825 fatcat:lnbhbova3ba3nncrxeygtklzs4