Process and System for Establishing a Moving Target Connection for Secure Communications in Client/Server Systems
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A system and method performs a moving target blind rendezvous by exchanging data through a distributed hash table. The system allows users to securely send small pieces of information over a network while only requiring an exchange of public keys ahead of time. The system relies on the size and resilience of the BitTorrent Distributed Hash Table and the security properties of cryptographic constructions such as Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman key exchange and secure one-way hash functions.
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Morrell, Chris; Moore, Reese A.; Tront, Joseph G.; and Marchany, Randolph C., "Process and System for Establishing a Moving Target Connection for Secure Communications in Client/Server Systems" (2019). West Point Patents. 1.
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