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Securing Mobile Agent Based Tele-Assistance Systems

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Securing Mobile Agent Based Tele-Assistance Systems
Nowadays the scientific community is trying to design new techniques in the search for solving security problems in mobile agent technology. There are now some industry initiatives for using agents in real environments which need a solution for some of their security problems. Companies offering assistive service are getting cost reduction due to teleassistive technologies. In this paper we present a proposal based on secure tunnels to add confidentiality and integrity to any agent platform, present or future, without making any changes to its source-code. Our system is currently implemented and working as part of a complete mobile multi-agent system used for tele-assistance. During our research we have also detected many other problems regarding the tunnelling approach. 1 A new perspective of security in mobile multi-agent systems There are a growing number of elderly people in Europe. Tele-assistive technologies are getting a lot of importance in cost reduction for companies and publ...
Sergio Pozo, Rafael M. Gasca, María Teresa
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Type Conference
Year 2004
Where TELECARE
Authors Sergio Pozo, Rafael M. Gasca, María Teresa Gómez López
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