Title: Incorporating privacy and security in military application based on opportunistic sensor network

Authors: Mohammed Salman Arafath; Khaleel Ur Rahman Khan; K.V.N. Sunitha

Addresses: Department of CSE, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad, Telengana, India ' Department of Computer Science Engineering, ACE College of Engineering, Hyderabad, India ' Department of CSE, College of Engineering for Women, BVRIT Hyderabad, India

Abstract: Wireless ad-hoc and sensor networks (WASN) or opportunistic sensor networks (Oppnets) have been improving their availability in providing secure communication between military candidates in military applications. The existing work has not addressed this issue effectively. This paper proposes secure route selection and three different encryption algorithms for Commando-Commando (CC), Soldier-Soldier (SS) and Commando-Soldier (CS) communication. Routing is based on path protected hop-by-hop routing protocol (PPHH) by which a secure path is selected with authentication by certificate authority (CA). The cryptography algorithms used are code-based cryptography, hyperelliptic curve cryptography, and design-based cryptography. The proposed strategy in this paper shows improvements in security, energy consumption, throughput, packet overhead and network reliability.

Keywords: routing; military application; secure communication; cryptography techniques; security in Oppnets; confidentiality in Oppnets; sensor network security; confidentiality in sensor networks.

DOI: 10.1504/IJITST.2017.091514

International Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions, 2017 Vol.7 No.4, pp.295 - 316

Received: 19 Dec 2016
Accepted: 03 Mar 2017

Published online: 24 Apr 2018 *

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