International Association for Cryptologic Research

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IACR News item: 08 October 2019

Chao Liu, Zhongxiang Zheng, Keting Jia, Limin Tao
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Authenticated encryption (AE) is very suitable for a resources constrained environment for it needs less computational costs and AE has become one of the important technologies of modern communication security. Identity concealment is one of research focuses in design and analysis of current secure transport protocols (such as TLS1.3 and Google's QUIC). In this paper, we present a provably secure identity-concealed authenticated encryption in the public-key setting over ideal lattices, referred to as RLWE-ICAE. Our scheme can be regarded as a parallel extension of higncryption scheme proposed by Zhao (CCS 2016), but in the lattice-based setting. RLWE-ICAE can be viewed as a monolithic integration of public-key encryption, key agreement over ideal lattices, identity concealment and digital signature. The security of RLWE-ICAE is directly relied on the Ring Learning with Errors (RLWE) assumption. Two concrete choices of parameters are provided in the end.

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