Security Threats on Wireless Sensor Network Protocols

Gorine, Habib ORCID: 0000-0001-7378-8933 and Elmezughi, M. R. (2016) Security Threats on Wireless Sensor Network Protocols. International Journal of Computer and Information Engineering, 10 (8). pp. 1545-1548. ISSN 2010-3921

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Abstract

In this paper we investigate security issues and challenges facing researchers in wireless sensor networks and countermeasures to resolve them. The broadcast nature of wireless communication makes Wireless Sensor Networks prone to various attacks. Due to resources limitation constraint in terms of limited energy, computation power and memory, security in wireless sensor networks creates different challenges than wired network security. We will discuss several attempts at addressing the issues security in wireless sensor networks in an attempt to encourage more research into this area.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Additional Information: Habib Gorine later published as Adam Gorine.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Malicious nodes; Network security; Soft encryption; Threats; Wireless sensor networks
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Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Business and Technology > Technical & Applied Computing
Research Priority Areas: Applied Business & Technology
Depositing User: Susan Turner
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2019 10:50
Last Modified: 07 May 2019 14:01
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/6538

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