Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

iPAK: An In-Situ Pairwise Key Bootstrapping Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

5 Author(s)
Liran Ma ; George Washington Univ., Washington ; Xiuzhen Cheng ; Fang Liu ; Fengguang An
more authors

Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) are characterized by resource constraints and large scalability. Many applications of WSNs require secure communication, a crucial component especially in hostile environments. However, the low computational capability and small storage budget within sensors render many popular public-key-based cryptographic systems impractical. Symmetric key cryptography, on the other hand, is attractive due to its efficiency. Nevertheless, establishing a shared key for communicating parties is a challenging problem. In this paper, we propose and analyze an in situ PAirwise Key bootstrapping scheme (iPAK) for large-scale WSNs. Our theoretical analysis and simulation study demonstrate that iPAK can achieve a high key-sharing probability between neighboring sensors and a strong resilience against node-capture attacks at the cost of low storage overhead.

Published in:

Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:18 ,  Issue: 8 )

Date of Publication:

Aug. 2007

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.