Title: Improvement of signature scheme based on factoring and chaotic maps

Authors: Nedal Tahat; Eddie Shahril Ismail

Addresses: Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, The Hashemite University, P.O. 150459, Zarqa 13115, Jordan ' School of Mathematical Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor DE, Malaysia

Abstract: Chain and Kuo (2013) proposed an efficient signature scheme based on chaotic maps and factorisation. Their scheme is secure but requires many keys for signing documents. In this article, we shall propose an improvement of Chain and Kuo's signature scheme. The improved scheme will outperform their scheme in the number of keys.

Keywords: chaotic maps; digital signature; factorisation; cryptography.

DOI: 10.1504/IJESDF.2018.090955

International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics, 2018 Vol.10 No.2, pp.155 - 167

Received: 09 Jun 2017
Accepted: 24 Jul 2017

Published online: 28 Mar 2018 *

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