A Dynamic Fake Source Algorithm for Source Location Privacy in Wireless Sensor Networks

Bradbury, Matthew and Leeke, Matthew and Jhumka, Arshad (2015) A Dynamic Fake Source Algorithm for Source Location Privacy in Wireless Sensor Networks. In: 2015 IEEE Trustcom/BigDataSE/ISPA. IEEE, pp. 531-538. ISBN 9781467379526

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Abstract

Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) are commonly used in asset monitoring applications, where it is often desirable for the location of the asset being monitored to be kept private. The source location privacy (SLP) problem involves protecting the location of a WSN source node from an attacker who is attempting to locate it. Among the most promising approaches to the SLP problem is the use of fake sources, with much existing research demonstrating their efficacy. Despite the effectiveness of the approach, the most effective algorithms providing SLP require network and situational knowledge that makes their deployment impractical in many contexts. In this paper, we develop a novel dynamic fake sources-based algorithm for SLP. We show that the algorithm provides state-of-the-art levels of location privacy under practical operational assumptions.

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