[dtn-security] Security for DTN

Shoaib Malik <shoaibmalik1981@gmail.com> Wed, 02 February 2011 20:00 UTC

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hi,
I am working on a secure DTN network.

In the DTN network, Suppose a node, say N1, opportunistically becomes
available to any other already existing node S, then at that time can we
assume that there exist a confidential channel between N1 and S.
In general, "Can we assume that there exist a confidential channel between
each hop nodes, in a multi hop network".

Is taking this assumption good or bad while working on security for DTN.

regards,
Shoaib