An Improved Watchdog Technique Based On Power-Aware Hierarchical Design For Ids In Wireless Sensor Networks [article]

A. Forootaninia, M. B. Ghaznavi-Ghoushchi
2012 arXiv   pre-print
Preserving security and confidentiality in wireless sensor networks (WSN) are crucial. Wireless sensor networks in comparison with wired networks are more substantially vulnerable to attacks and intrusions. In WSN, a third person can eavesdrop to the information or link to the network. So, preventing these intrusions by detecting them has become one of the most demanding challenges. This paper, proposes an improved watchdog technique as an effective technique for detecting malicious nodes based
more » ... on a power aware hierarchical model. This technique overcomes the common problems in the original Watchdog mechanism. The main purpose to present this model is reducing the power consumption as a key factor for increasing the network's lifetime. For this reason, we simulated our model with Tiny-OS simulator and then, compared our results with non hierarchical model to ensure the improvement. The results indicate that, our proposed model is better in performance than the original models and it has increased the lifetime of the wireless sensor nodes by around 2611.492 seconds for a network with 100 sensors.
arXiv:1208.2079v1 fatcat:ttu4oulpnfg35ikzvzwfut5kfi