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Sandoval Orozco, Ana Lucila and García Matesanz, Julián and García Villalba, Luis Javier and Márquez Díaz, José Duván and Kim, T.H. (2012) Security Issues in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, 2012 . ISSN 1550-1329

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Abstract

Ad hoc networks are built on the basis of a communication without infrastructure and major investigations have focused on the routing and autoconfiguration problems. However, there is a little progress in solving the secure autoconfiguration problems in mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs), which has led to the proliferation of threats given the vulnerabilities of MANETs. It is clear that ad hoc networks have no centralized mechanism for defense against threats, such as a firewall, an intrusion detection system, or a proxy. Therefore, it is necessary that the defense of interests of each of the ad hoc components is the responsibility of each member node. This paper shows the most common threats to ad hoc networks and reviews several proposals that attempt to minimize some of these threats, showing their protection ability and vulnerabilities in light of the threats that might arise


Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Autoconfiguration; protocol; trust; manet
Subjects:Sciences > Computer science
ID Code:17435
Deposited On:13 Dec 2012 11:33
Last Modified:19 Jan 2016 12:35

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