Evaluating Biometric Encryption Key Generation

Fairhurst, M.C. and Hoque, S. and Howells, W.G.J. and Deravi, F. (2005) Evaluating Biometric Encryption Key Generation. In: Proceedings of Third Cost 275 Workshop, Biometrics on the Internet - http://www.fub.it/cost275, 2005 October 27-28, University of Hertfordshire, UK . (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

In traditional cryptosystems, user authentication is based on possession of secret keys/tokens. Such keys can be forgotten, lost, stolen, or may be illegally shared, but an ability to relate a cryptographic key to biometric data can enhance the trustworthiness of a system. This paper presents a new approach to generating encryption keys directly from biometrics.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics (see also: telecommunications) > TK7880 Applications of electronics (inc industrial & domestic) > TK7882.B56 Biometrics
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Image and Information Engineering
Depositing User: Yiqing Liang
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2009 13:08
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2010 14:32
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/8890 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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