Developing low-cost testbeds for enhancing security techniques in wireless sensor network protocols

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dc.contributor.author O'Mahony, George D.
dc.contributor.author Harris, Philip J.
dc.contributor.author Murphy, Colin C.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-01-20T15:08:16Z
dc.date.available 2020-01-20T15:08:16Z
dc.date.issued 2019-06
dc.identifier.citation Mahony, G. D. O., Harris, P. J. and Murphy, C. C. (2019) 'Developing Low-Cost Testbeds for Enhancing Security Techniques in Wireless Sensor Network Protocols', 2019 30th Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC), Maynooth, Ireland, 17-18 June, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109/ISSC.2019.8904967 en
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en
dc.identifier.endpage 6 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-7281-2800-9
dc.identifier.issn 2688-1454
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/9535
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/ISSC.2019.8904967 en
dc.description.abstract Wireless sensor network (WSN) applications have expanded considerably over the past decade or so and now, solutions exit for various innovative applications. These wireless networks adopt commercial off the shelf devices and standardized protocols, which inherently creates security challenges. These challenges are ever changing as malicious interference and intrusion techniques evolve and dynamic efficient hardware becomes increasingly accessible. This paper presents the development of multiple low-cost hardware and software platforms designed so security enhancements and modifications to WSN protocol architecture and packet structure can be designed and tested. Each testbed has been built satisfying the requirements of being available as unmodified commercial off the shelf (COTS) components and based on open source software. The testbeds provide versatility through operating on various operating systems including Windows and Linux, are reproducible and can be deployed in a way which replicates real world WSNs. Each distinct system provides remote access, real time and off line data analysis, specific control of each network node and the ability to upload data from the WSN. This paper describes in-detail the individual pieces of suitable hardware for WSN protocol and packet structure design and illustrates the system architecture required to form testbeds which can experimentally validate modifications to a WSN protocol. Additionally, a baseline is defined and encapsulates the ZigBee standard. Example results of the distinct testbeds in operation are provided along with the specific open source software being used. en
dc.description.sponsorship Irish Research Council and United Technologies Research Center Ireland (under the Enterprise Partnership Scheme Postgraduate scholarship EPSPG/2016/66) en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) en
dc.relation.uri https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8904967
dc.rights © 2019 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works. en
dc.subject COTS en
dc.subject Hardware en
dc.subject IoT en
dc.subject Low-cost en
dc.subject Open Source en
dc.subject Packet en
dc.subject PHY en
dc.subject Protocol en
dc.subject Security en
dc.subject Spectrum en
dc.subject Testbed en
dc.subject WSN & ZigBee en
dc.subject Internet of Things (IoT) en
dc.subject Wireless sensor network (WSN) en
dc.subject Wireless sensor networks en
dc.title Developing low-cost testbeds for enhancing security techniques in wireless sensor network protocols en
dc.type Conference item en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Colin Murphy, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: colinmurphy@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2020-01-20T14:58:29Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.internal.rssid 500175636
dc.contributor.funder Irish Research Council en
dc.contributor.funder United Technologies Research Centre, Ireland en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.conferencelocation Maynooth, Ireland en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress colinmurphy@ucc.ie en


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