B-POS Secure Mobile Payment System

B-POS Secure Mobile Payment System

Antonio Grillo (Università di Roma “Tor Vergata”, Italy)
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 7
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-987-8.ch009
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Abstract

The B-POS (Bluetooth Point of Sale) is the prototype of a secure, mobile macropayment system. Since heterogeneous wireless network technologies such as PANs, LANs, and WANs have well-known security weaknesses, it is mandatory to enforce security services, such as authentication, confidentiality, integrity, and non-repudiation. This article describes a Java-based macropayment system prototype featuring security and independence from an e-money third party acting as an intermediary. This system can rely on the existing financial network infrastructure (e.g., credit card, ATM networks).

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