Patent Number: 8,880,896

Title: Systems and methods for medium access control with key agreement

Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed for controlling medium access. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a first message including a first integer and a first sequence number; sending a second message including a second integer and the first sequence number; determining a first encryption key based on the first sequence number; and receiving a third message including a second sequence number and data, the second sequence number identifying a second encryption key capable of decoding the third message.

Inventors: Elliott; Brig Barnum (Arlington, MA)

Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.

International Classification: H04L 29/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00