Chapter 12. Security in WSNs

  1. Mauri Kuorilehto,
  2. Mikko Kohvakka,
  3. Jukka Suhonen,
  4. Panu Hämäläinen,
  5. Marko Hännikäinen and
  6. Timo D. Hämäläinen

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470516805.ch12

Ultra-Low Energy Wireless Sensor Networks in Practice: Theory, Realization and Deployment

Ultra-Low Energy Wireless Sensor Networks in Practice: Theory, Realization and Deployment

How to Cite

Kuorilehto, M., Kohvakka, M., Suhonen, J., Hämäläinen, P., Hännikäinen, M. and Hämäläinen, T. D. (2007) Security in WSNs, in Ultra-Low Energy Wireless Sensor Networks in Practice: Theory, Realization and Deployment, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470516805.ch12

Author Information

  1. Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 14 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470057865

Online ISBN: 9780470516805

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Keywords:

  • private patient information;
  • Denial-of-Service (DoS);
  • cryptographic mechanisms;
  • security threats;
  • traffic patterns analysis;
  • cryptographic procedures;
  • temperature-monitoring application;
  • node capturing;
  • routing information modifications;
  • bidirectional link verification

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • WSN Security Threats and Countermeasures

  • Security Architectures for WSNs

  • Key Distribution in WSNs

  • Summary of WSN Security Considerations