Second European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 92)
Policy Enforcement in Stub Autonomous Domains
Keywords : inter-domain communication, authentication protocols, data integrity, communication security, network protocols, internetworking
Abstract : Interconnection across administrative boundaries prompts the need for comprehensive policy enforcement (i.e., access control) with respect to inter-domain packet traffic. Due to the nature of the communication services they provide, stub and transit domains require different mechanisms for policing inter-domain traffic. This paper addresses the design of a policy enforcement mechanism geared specifically towards stub domains. With the aid of some basic concepts borrowed from Visa protocol, a much more powerful mechanism is developed and analyzed. Protocol implementation and experimental results are discussed.
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