Enhancing Mobile Agent Security Level (Proposed Model)

Authors

  • Mohammad Al-sharaiah A. University of Jordan, Jordan Amman, Jordan
  • Khazaaleh Murtaza Kh. Al-Balqa Applied University Amman, Jordan
  • Feras Haziemeh A. Al-Balqa Applied University Amman, Jordan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24203/ijcit.v9i4.35

Keywords:

computer network, security, mobile agent, mobile agent security, encryption.

Abstract

Mobile agents are application design schemes for distributed systems that consist of mobile code ideology including Mobile agent software. In the last period mobile computing process had a vision that’s a set of execution code that’s move from platform to another in the heterogeneous network with an ability of carrying there result and updating them self-sate.

This paper presents several enhancements on mobile agent security and provides generalized code protection. Several novel techniques are proposed to protect mobile agents in any environments and to describe and solve practical problems in the mobile agent system.

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Published

2020-07-29

How to Cite

Al-sharaiah A., M., Murtaza Kh., K. ., & Haziemeh A., F. (2020). Enhancing Mobile Agent Security Level (Proposed Model). International Journal of Computer and Information Technology(2279-0764), 9(4). https://doi.org/10.24203/ijcit.v9i4.35

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