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Fortified Anonymous Communication Protocol for Location Privacy in WSN: A Modular Approach

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dc.contributor.author Abuzneid, Abdelshakour A.
dc.contributor.author Sobh, Tarek M.
dc.contributor.author Faezipour, Miad
dc.contributor.author Mahmood, Ausif
dc.contributor.author James, John R.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-08-14T17:31:15Z
dc.date.available 2015-08-14T17:31:15Z
dc.date.issued 2015-03-10
dc.identifier.uri https://scholarworks.bridgeport.edu/xmlui/handle/123456789/1287
dc.description.abstract Wireless sensor network (WSN) consists of many hosts called sensors. These sensors can sense a phenomenon (motion, temperature, humidity, average, max, min, etc.) and represent what they sense in a form of data. There are many applications for WSNs including object tracking and monitoring where in most of the cases these objects need protection. In these applications, data privacy itself might not be as important as the privacy of source location. In addition to the source location privacy, sink location privacy should also be provided. Providing an efficient end-to-end privacy solution would be a challenging task to achieve due to the open nature of the WSN. The key schemes needed for end-to-end location privacy are anonymity, observability, capture likelihood, and safety period. We extend this work to allow for countermeasures against multi-local and global adversaries. We present a network model protected against a sophisticated threat model: passive /active and local/multi-local/global attacks. This work provides a solution for end-to-end anonymity and location privacy as well. We will introduce a framework called fortified anonymous communication (FAC) protocol for WSN. en_US
dc.description.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s150305820
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher MDPI en_US
dc.subject Wireless sensor networks (WSN) en_US
dc.subject Anonymity en_US
dc.subject Privacy en_US
dc.subject Source location privacy en_US
dc.subject Sink privacy en_US
dc.subject Contextual privacy en_US
dc.subject Routing privacy en_US
dc.subject Temporal privacy en_US
dc.subject Traffic privacy en_US
dc.subject Observability en_US
dc.subject Safety period en_US
dc.title Fortified Anonymous Communication Protocol for Location Privacy in WSN: A Modular Approach en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.publication.issue 3 en_US
dc.publication.name Sensors en_US
dc.publication.volume 15 en_US


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