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Sun, Wei-qiang; Li, Jin-sheng; Hong, Pei-lin – Internet Research, 2003
Multicasting is a necessity for a broadband metro-area-network; however security problems exist with current multicast protocols. A stateful multicast access control mechanism, based on MAPE, is proposed. The architecture of MAPE is discussed, as well as the states maintained and messages exchanged. The scheme is flexible and scalable. (Author/AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Networks, Computer Security, Computer System Design
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Horn, G.; Kroselberg, D.; Muller, K. – Internet Research, 2003
Presents an overview of the security architecture of the IP multimedia core network subsystem (IMS) of the third generation mobile system, known in Europe as UMTS. Discusses IMS security requirements; IMS security architecture; authentication between IMS user and home network; integrity and confidentiality for IMS signalling; and future aspects of…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Networks, Computer Security, Computer System Design
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Miladinovic, Igor; Stadler, Johannes – Internet Research, 2003
Introduces an extension of the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) for closed multiparty conferences; the extension expands SIP for discovery of participant identities in a conference, and ensures that each participant is notified before a new participant joins. Verifies this extension by applying it to two SIP conference models. Concludes with an…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Networks, Computer Security, Computer System Design
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Liao, Gen-Yih; Hwang, Jing-Jang – Internet Research, 2001
Describes an Internet auction model achieving verifiable fairness, a requirement aimed at enhancing the trust of bidders in auctioneers. Analysis results demonstrate that the proposed model satisfies various requirements regarding fairness and privacy. Moreover, in the proposed model, the losing bids remain sealed. (Author/AEF)
Descriptors: Business, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Security, Consumer Economics
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Corradi, Antonio; Montanari, Rebecca; Stefanelli, Cesare – Internet Research, 2001
Discussion of the Internet focuses on new programming paradigms based on mobile agents. Considers the security issues associated with mobile agents and proposes a security architecture composed of a wide set of services and components capable of adapting to a variety of applications, particularly electronic commerce. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Security, Internet, Programming
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Evans, M. P.; Furnell, S. M. – Internet Research, 2000
Explains the background to experimental work intended to measure aspects of the World Wide Web, which inadvertently caused two perceived security breaches on remote systems. Describes the nature of these incidents and considers why, when over 700,000 addresses were sampled, only two sites considered the activity to be an attempt to breach their…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Security, Computer System Design, Internet
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Jayawardhena, Chanaka; Foley, Paul – Internet Research, 2000
Discussion of changes in the banking industry focuses on an analysis of 12 Internet banking operations in the United Kingdom. Topics include delivery strategies; customer demand and requirements; and an evaluation of banking Web sites that considers speed, content and design, navigation, interactivity, and security. (LRW)
Descriptors: Banking, Computer Security, Content Analysis, Delivery Systems
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Gattiker, Urs E.; Perlusz, Stefano; Bohmann, Kristoffer – Internet Research, 2000
Illustrates some of the challenges that electronic commerce practitioners and researchers face, focusing on business to business (B2B) transactions. Highlights include a conceptual framework of Web user behavior; purchasing context; socio-demographic characteristics; cultural factors; economic factors; attitudes toward information technology;…
Descriptors: Computer Attitudes, Computer Security, Cultural Influences, Demography
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Doddrell, Gregory R. – Internet Research, 1996
As business relies less on "fortress" style central computers and more on distributed systems, the risk of disruption increases because of inadequate physical security, support services, and site monitoring. This article discusses information security and why protection is required on the Internet, presents a best practice firewall, and…
Descriptors: Business, Computer Security, Information Systems, Internet
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Buck, S. Peter – Internet Research, 1996
Discussion of use of the Internet for online payments focuses on payment mechanisms for conducting transactions. Highlights include commercial requirements; security requirements; various proposed and currently used mechanisms; and future possibilities. (LRW)
Descriptors: Banking, Computer Security, Futures (of Society), Internet
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Aldridge, Alicia; Forcht, Karen; Pierson, Joan – Internet Research, 1997
To cultivate an online market share, companies must design marketing strategies specifically for the Internet. This article examines the nature of business on the Internet, highlighting demographics, user control, accessibility, communication, authenticity, competition, and security and proposes a marketing strategy, including targeting and…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Advertising, Business, Competition
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De Maeyer, Dirk – Internet Research, 1997
Examines the Internet's potential for becoming an information highway. Highlights include definitions of the information highway and the Internet; the infrastructure of an information highway; capacity; connectivity; simultaneity; network protocols; applications; interactivity; openness; mobility and remote access; universal access; affordable…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Security, Internet, Privacy
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Liddy, Carrie – Internet Research, 1996
Discusses commercial security on the Internet and explains public key technology as successfully melding the conflicting requirements of openness for practical business applications and isolation and confidentiality for protection of data. Examples of public key value-added products are described, including encryption, digital signature and…
Descriptors: Computer Security, Confidentiality, Internet
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Soh, Christina; Mah, Quee Yong; Gan, Fong Jek; Chew, Daniel; Reid, Edna – Internet Research, 1997
A survey of Singapore-based firms in computer/information technology, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, travel, publishing, and banking/finance that use the Internet for business found that most of the respondents use the Internet for marketing and advertising, customer service and support, information gathering, and, to a lesser degree,…
Descriptors: Advertising, Banking, Business, Computer Security