ENERGY-EFFICIENT SECURITY PROTOCOL FOR WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS USING FREQUENCY HOPPING AND PERMUTATION CIPHERING

Ismail Mansour, Gérard Chalhoub, Michel Misson

Abstract

The security aspect of wireless sensor networks has taken the attention of numerous researchers in the past several years. It has recently been proven that public keys are now feasible in wireless sensor networks but still consume a lot of processing time and memory. In this paper we propose the use of public keys based on ECC to exchange symmetric keys that will be used to encrypt critical information. In addition, we propose a time segmentation approach that enables the use of frequency hopping time slotted communications. Nodes secretly exchange frequency hopping sequences that enable them to fight against jamming and eavesdropping. We use permutation ciphering technique to protect the information exchanged between nodes.

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Mansour I., Chalhoub G. and Misson M. (2011). ENERGY-EFFICIENT SECURITY PROTOCOL FOR WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS USING FREQUENCY HOPPING AND PERMUTATION CIPHERING . In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems - Volume 1: PECCS, ISBN 978-989-8425-48-5, pages 277-282. DOI: 10.5220/0003371302770282


in Bibtex Style

@conference{peccs11,
author={Ismail Mansour and Gérard Chalhoub and Michel Misson},
title={ENERGY-EFFICIENT SECURITY PROTOCOL FOR WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS USING FREQUENCY HOPPING AND PERMUTATION CIPHERING },
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems - Volume 1: PECCS,},
year={2011},
pages={277-282},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003371302770282},
isbn={978-989-8425-48-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems - Volume 1: PECCS,
TI - ENERGY-EFFICIENT SECURITY PROTOCOL FOR WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS USING FREQUENCY HOPPING AND PERMUTATION CIPHERING
SN - 978-989-8425-48-5
AU - Mansour I.
AU - Chalhoub G.
AU - Misson M.
PY - 2011
SP - 277
EP - 282
DO - 10.5220/0003371302770282