Security in wireless sensor networks : issues and challenges

Salehi Shahraki, Ahmad, Razzaque, M.A., Naraei, Parisa, & Farrokhtala, Ali (2013) Security in wireless sensor networks : issues and challenges. In 2013 IEEE International Conference on Space Science and Communication (IconSpace), 1-3 July 2013, Melaka, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) are employed in numerous applications in different areas including military, ecology, and health; for example, to control of important information like the personnel position in a building, as a result, WSNs need security. However, several restrictions such as low capability of computation, small memory, limited resources of energy, and the unreliable channels employ communication in using WSNs can cause difficulty in use of security and protection in WSNs. It is very essential to save WSNs from malevolent attacks in unfriendly situations. Such networks require security plan due to various limitations of resources and the prominent characteristics of a wireless sensor network which is a considerable challenge. This article is an extensive review about problems of WSNs security, which examined recently by researchers and a better understanding of future directions for WSN security.

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ID Code: 74464
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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DOI: 10.1109/IconSpace.2013.6599495
ISSN: 2165-4301
Divisions: Past > Institutes > Information Security Institute
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 IEEE
Deposited On: 02 Mar 2015 23:13
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2015 02:01

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