WSN  Vol.3 No.1 , January 2011
Concealed Integrity Monitoring for Wireless Sensor Networks
Abstract: Nowadays, sensor networks are widely installed around the world. Typical sensors provide data for healthcare, energy management, environmental monitoring, etc. In the future sensors will become a part of critical infrastructures. In such a scenario the network operator has to monitor the integrity of the network devices, otherwise the trustworthiness of the whole system is questionable. The problem is that every integrity protocol needs a secure channel between the devices. Therefore, we will introduce a covert channel for hidden transportation of integrity monitoring messages. The covert channel enables us to hide integrity check messages embedded into regular traffic without giving potential attackers a hint on the used integrity protocol.
Cite this paper: nullB. Stelte and T. Bühring, "Concealed Integrity Monitoring for Wireless Sensor Networks," Wireless Sensor Network, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2011, pp. 10-17. doi: 10.4236/wsn.2011.31002.

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