Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science

Author’s Name : M Senthil Kumar  unnamed

Volume 03 Issue 06 2016

ISSN no:  2348-3121

Page no: 116-120

Abstract – A data discovery and dissemination protocol for wireless sensor networks (WSNs) is responsible for updating configuration parameters of, and distributing management commands to, the sensor nodes. All existing data discovery and dissemination protocols suffer from two drawbacks. First, they are based on the centralized approach; only the base station can distribute data items. Such an approach is not suitable for emergent multi-owner-multi-user WSNs. Second, those protocols were not designed with security in mind and hence adversaries can easily launch attacks to harm the network. This paper proposes the first secure and distributed data discovery and dissemination protocol named SDiDrip. It allows the network owners to authorize multiple network users with different privileges to simultaneously and directly disseminate data items to the sensor nodes. Moreover, as demonstrated by our theoretical  analysis,  it addresses a number of possible security vulnerabilities that we have identified. Extensive security analysis show SDiDrip is provably  secure. We also implement SDiDrip in an experimental network of resource-limited sensor nodes to show its high efficiency in practice.

Keywordswireless sensor networks (WSNs), SDiDrip , DIP and Drip, DHV 


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