Research Article

Secure and Efficient Anonymous Authentication Scheme in Global Mobility Networks

Table 1

Notation used in our proposed scheme.


MUMobile User
FAForeign Agent
HAHome Agent
Identity of an entity
PWPassword of mobile user
Random nonce for current session of an entity
Random nonce for next session of an entity
Master secret key of home agent
Secret number of each mobile user generated by home agent
A one-way hash function
Exclusive OR operation
Concatenation operation
Encryption/Decryption function of symmetric key cryptosystem using key
MAC generation function by using the key
Session key between entity and
is transmitted from to