Hybrid P2P Architecture for Transaction Management

S. Marrocco, Rachid Anane

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In contrast with many centralised schemes P2P systems are flexible, scalable and highly dynamic. They offer an attractive distributed platform despite concerns over security. This work is motivated by the need to address explicitly the main issues that arise in the deployment of P2P systems in a business environment. A systematic approach is proposed in the development of a secure and trusted system to support authentication, non-repudiation and trust in business transactions. This involves two stages. Firstly, the identification of the functional components designed to facilitate security through authentication and nonrepudiation, and those aimed at insuring trust; secondly, their implementation and integration into a hybrid P2P architecture, where the entry point server plays a central role. This integration is facilitated by the layering of functional components. Secure and trusted file transactions are further enhanced by a community management layer.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication10th IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2013)
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-7695-5111-1
Publication statusPublished - 19 Dec 2013
Event2013 IEEE 10th International Conference on e-Business Engineering - Coventry, United Kingdom
Duration: 11 Sep 201313 Sep 2013


Conference2013 IEEE 10th International Conference on e-Business Engineering
Abbreviated titleICEBE 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom

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  • P2P
  • Layered architecture
  • Community


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