Method for distributing a list of certificate revocations in a vanet

Jason J Haas (Inventor), Yih-Chun Hu (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

In a vehicle-to-vehicle wireless communication system utilizing certificates to verify trustworthiness of received communications, a method for distributing a list of certificate revocations to vehicles in the communication system. At least one main station transmits a list of certificate revocations to at least one vehicle and the vehicle thereafter transmits the list of certificate revocations to other vehicles in the communication network. Each of the other vehicles in the communication network updates its list of certificate revocations in response to the receipt of the list of certificate revocations from another vehicle in the system. The other vehicles thereafter transmit their updated list of certificate revocations to other vehicles in the system.
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number9461827
StatePublished - Oct 4 2016

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