Secure Data Gathering Protocol over Wireless Sensor Network

무선센서네트워크에서 안전한 데이터 수집 프로토콜

  • 최해원 (경운대학교 컴퓨터공학과) ;
  • 류명춘 (경운대학교 컴퓨터공학과) ;
  • 이채수 (경운대학교 모바일 공학과) ;
  • 김현성 (경일대학교 컴퓨터공학과)
  • Received : 2013.10.23
  • Accepted : 2013.12.20
  • Published : 2013.12.28


A secure data gathering in a Wireless Sensor Network(WSN) has given attention to one of security issues. In general, the process of secure data gathering causes difficulties: one process is exchanging the secured data and the other is constructing secured data path. The previous studies have been resolving the difficulties in terms of two problems: security and data gathering in WSNs. However, a WSN requires a protocol that has to guarantee a security of path between sensors and sink, or a cluster head. Thus how to gather data securely is an important issue. In this paper, we propose a secure data gathering protocol over WSNs, which consists of hierarchical key settlement and secure path construction, and aims at tackling two problems. The proposed protocol causes little overhead to sensor nodes for secured key settlement and path construction. This work provides security analysis focused on the key settlement protocol and evaluates network performance for the proposed data gathering protocol through simulation.


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