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PTLS - Performance Study of Transport Layer Security

Staff: Xiaoming Fu, Fang-Chun Kuo
Sponsors(s): Siemens AG

In this project we investigate the issue of performance impact on difference protocol options for the IETF Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol.

PTLS - Performance Study of Transport Layer Security

In this project, we examine the TLS handshake processing in client and the server side for both standard TLS and pre-shared key TLS, including a detailed analysis of handhandshake performance and overhead under different cipher suites. The first performance results have been published in a paper in the IEEE Globe Internet Symposium 2006, and more details can be found in the original results made through our experiments:

1) Device processing time for TLS handshake

2) Transmitted messages in the TLS handshake phase

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2006
Comparison Studies between Pre-Shared and Public Key Exchange Mechanisms for Transport Layer Security, Fang-Chun Kuo, Hannes Tschofenig, Fabian Meyer, and Xiaoming Fu, Proceedings of the 9th IEEE Global Internet Symposium, in conjunction with IEEE INFOCOM 2006, Barcelona, Spain, pages 77-82, IEEE, ISBN 3-937201-01-7, April 2006.
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Comparison Studies between Pre-Shared Key and Public Key Exchange Mechanisms for Transport Layer Security (TLS), Fang-Chun Kuo, Hannes Tschofenig, Fabian Meyer, and Xiaoming Fu, Technical Report No. IFI-TB-2006-01, Institute of Computer Science, University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany, ISSN 1611-1044, 2006.
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