Quantum Cursed Fingerprinting (QCF) A Technique to embed Zero-Knowledge Proof in Quantum Fingerprinting technique

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Published Sep 11, 2021
PRANJAL SHARMA

Abstract

Quantum communication has shown astonishingly fast development taking the advantage of quantum computation power that is being developed by technology giants like IBM, Google. The security issues and communication gaps caused by these quantum computers must be curled by the quantum computing methods. There are situations where the security of data is of less concern than knowing the fact “whether the data is tempered or not”. The Fingerprinting technique provides such knowledge by creating fingerprints of such important data and keeping the record of the temperament of data. Quantum Fingerprinting (QF) follows a procedure of creation of fingerprints of data and uses a referee which tells whether the fingerprint strings match or not. In a dilemmatic situation of fingerprinting, compromising either with security or speed, the paper focuses on achieving the removal of the referee and adding some security. This paper uses the power of Zero-Knowledge Proof (ZKP) to improve security as well as removes the use of referees in QF. The Zero Knowledge Proof is a protocol by which one party can prove to another party that they know the value “X”, without conveying any information apart from the fact that they are deemed to know “X”. Thus, embedding the curse of Zero-Knowledge Protocol to quantum fingerprinting gives Quantum Cursed Fingerprinting (QCF) the power of security and removal of the referee to match the fingerprints.

 

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SHARMA, P. (2021). Quantum Cursed Fingerprinting (QCF): A Technique to embed Zero-Knowledge Proof in Quantum Fingerprinting technique. SPAST Abstracts, 1(01). Retrieved from https://spast.org/techrep/article/view/274
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Quantum Fingerprinting Zero Knowledge Proof, Quantum Communication, Cryptography

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GE3- Computers & Information Technology