13 April 2009 Security in MANETs using reputation-adjusted routing
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Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks enable communication in various dynamic environments, including military combat operations. Their open and shared communication medium enables new forms of attack that are not applicable for traditional wired networks. Traditional security mechanisms and defense techniques are not prepared to cope with the new attacks and the lack of central authorities make identity verifications difficult. This work extends our previous work in the Biologically Inspired Tactical Security Infrastructure to provide a reputation-based weighing mechanism for linkstate routing protocols to protect the network from attackers that are corrupting legitimate network traffic. Our results indicate that the approach is successful in routing network traffic around compromised computers.
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Attila Ondi, Attila Ondi, Katherine Hoffman, Katherine Hoffman, Carlos Perez, Carlos Perez, Richard Ford, Richard Ford, Marco Carvalho, Marco Carvalho, William Allen, William Allen, } "Security in MANETs using reputation-adjusted routing", Proc. SPIE 7344, Data Mining, Intrusion Detection, Information Security and Assurance, and Data Networks Security 2009, 734406 (13 April 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.818894; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.818894
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