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Key Management Techniques in Wireless Sensor Networks

Ahmed S. Elqusy, Salah E. Essa, Ayman El-Sayed. Published in Wireless.

Communications on Applied Electronics
Year of Publication: 2017
Publisher: Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Authors: Ahmed S. Elqusy, Salah E. Essa, Ayman El-Sayed
10.5120/cae2017652600

Ahmed S Elqusy, Salah E Essa and Ayman El-Sayed. Key Management Techniques in Wireless Sensor Networks. Communications on Applied Electronics 7(2):8-18, May 2017. BibTeX

@article{10.5120/cae2017652600,
	author = {Ahmed S. Elqusy and Salah E. Essa and Ayman El-Sayed},
	title = {Key Management Techniques in Wireless Sensor Networks},
	journal = {Communications on Applied Electronics},
	issue_date = {May 2017},
	volume = {7},
	number = {2},
	month = {May},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {2394-4714},
	pages = {8-18},
	numpages = {11},
	url = {http://www.caeaccess.org/archives/volume7/number2/736-2017652600},
	doi = {10.5120/cae2017652600},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}
}

Abstract

Wireless sensor networks are visualized in military, medicinal services applications and business, where the data at these filed is very important. Security of the information in the system relies on the cryptographic strategy and the techniques in which encryption and decryption keys are built up among the nodes. Dealing with the keys in the system incorporates node validation, key understanding and key refresh stages which represents an extra overhead on system assets. Both Symmetric and Asymmetric key methods when connected independently in WSN neglects to give a design reasonable to extensive variety of utilizations.

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Keywords

Key Management, Encryption, RSA, ECC, Symmetric Encryption, Asymmetric Encryption, Hybrid Encryption.