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Trust‑based secure directed diffusion routing protocol in WSN

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posted on 25.11.2020, 11:08 by X Yu, F Li, T Li, N Wu, Huiyu Zhou
Deployed in the monitoring environment, Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) is a measurement and control network composed of miniature and low-cost sensors with sensing, computing, and communication capabilities. The design of the Directed Diffusion (DD) routing protocol is one of the key problems in WSN. In order to obtain the confidentiality of sensing data and solve the unreliability of relay nodes in the existing DD routing protocols, this paper designs an Energy Trust Model (ETM) by introducing the remaining energy and trust of a node. We further propose a Trust-based Secure Directed Diffusion Routing protocol (TSDDR) based on the model. The proposed protocol achieves the establishment of a credible communication path and the transmission of confidential data in WSN. Meanwhile, the balance of energy consumption and the privacy of sensing data can be ensured. The performance analysis results show that the TSDDR protocol can effectively defeat against MITM attacks and prevent the malicious nodes’ impersonation. At the same time, the protocol achieves secure end-to-end anonymous communication with acceptable energy overhead and computational complexity.

History

Citation

Ambient Intell Human Comput (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12652-020-02638-z

Author affiliation

School of Informatics

Version

AM (Accepted Manuscript)

Published in

Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing

Publisher

Springer (part of Springer Nature)

issn

1868-5137

Acceptance date

24/10/2020

Copyright date

2020

Available date

10/11/2021

Language

en