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Secure E-Voting With Blind Signature

Ibrahim, Subariah and Kamat, Maznah and Salleh, Mazleena and Abdul Aziz, Shah Rizan (2003) Secure E-Voting With Blind Signature. In: 4th National Conference on Telecommunication Technology, 14-15 Jan. 2003, Shah Alam, Malaysia.

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With a rapid growth in computer networks, many people can access the network through the Internet and therefore an electronic voting can be a viable alternative for conducting an election. Electronic voting system must attempt to achieve at least the same level of security as ordinary elections. We have developed an electronic voting system, E-Voting for a general election. E-Voting system employs cryptographic techniques to overcome the security issues in the election process. In this system, voter’s privacy is guaranteed by using a blind signature for confidentiality and voter’s digital signature for voter’s authentication. E-Voting is implemented by employing Java socket technology and BouncyCastle cryptography provider. The provider, which is an open source library, is used to provide the secure communication channel. The voter’s private key for digital signature is protected by using password-based encryption with SHA and Twofish-CBC algorithm so that only valid voter can use it.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:E-Voting, general election, encryption
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions:Computer Science and Information System
ID Code:3262
Deposited By: Subariah Ibrahim
Deposited On:11 Jun 2007 08:59
Last Modified:04 Sep 2017 04:21

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