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Digital Object Identifier (DOI) : 10.14569/IJACSA.2017.080724
Article Published in International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), Volume 8 Issue 7, 2017.
Abstract: Technological evolvement of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) gave birth to an attractive research area for health monitoring called Body Sensor Network (BSN). In BSN tiny sensor nodes sense physiological data of patients under medical health care and transmit this data to Base Station (BS) and then forward to Medical Server (MS). BSN is exposed to security threats due to vulnerable wireless channel. Protection of human physiological data against adversaries is a major addressable issue while keeping constrained resources of BSN under consideration. Our proposed scheme consists of three stages. In first stage deployment of initial secret key by the ward Medical Officer (MO), in second stage secure key exchange and node authentication, in third stage secure data communication are performed. We have compared our proposed scheme with three existing schemes. Our scheme is efficient in computation cost, communication overhead and storage as compared to existing schemes while providing enough security against the adversaries.
Jawaid Iqbal, Noor ul Amin, Arif Iqbal Umar and Nizamud Din, “Efficient Key Agreement and Nodes Authentication Scheme for Body Sensor Networks” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), 8(7), 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2017.080724