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A New Anti-Quantum Proxy Blind Signature for Blockchain-Enabled Internet of Things

Chaoyang Li1,2,3, Gang Xu2, Yuling Chen1,*, Haseeb Ahmad4, Jian Li3
Guizhou University, Sate Key Laboratory of Public Big Data, Guiyang, 550025, China.
Information Security Center, State Key Laboratory of Networking and Switching Technology, Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications, Beijing, 100876, China.
School of Computer Science, Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications, Beijing, 100876, China.
Department of Computer Science National Textile University, Faisalabad, 37610, Pakistan.
*Corresponding Author: Yuling Chen. Email: .

Computers, Materials & Continua 2019, 61(2), 711-726. https://doi.org/10.32604/cmc.2019.06279

Abstract

Blockchain technology has become a research hotspot in recent years with the prominent characteristics as public, distributed and decentration. And blockchain-enabled internet of things (BIoT) has a tendency to make a revolutionary change for the internet of things (IoT) which requires distributed trustless consensus. However, the scalability and security issues become particularly important with the dramatically increasing number of IoT devices. Especially, with the development of quantum computing, many extant cryptographic algorithms applied in blockchain or BIoT systems are vulnerable to the quantum attacks. In this paper, an anti-quantum proxy blind signature scheme based on the lattice cryptography has been proposed, which can provide user anonymity and untraceability in the distributed applications of BIoT. Then, the security proof of the proposed scheme can derive that it is secure in random oracle model, and the efficiency analysis can indicate it is efficient than other similar literatures.

Keywords

Blockchain, blockchain-enabled internet of things, quantum computers, proxy blind signature

Cite This Article

C. Li, G. Xu, Y. Chen, H. Ahmad and J. Li, "A new anti-quantum proxy blind signature for blockchain-enabled internet of things," Computers, Materials & Continua, vol. 61, no.2, pp. 711–726, 2019.

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