Learning the Channel Uncertainty for Defensive Security Enhancements in MANET with Trust Management

International Journal of Mobile Computing and Application
© 2017 by SSRG - IJMCA Journal
Volume 4 Issue 1
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Varad A. Sarve, Dr. Swati S. Sherekar and Dr. Vilas M. Thakare
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Varad A. Sarve, Dr. Swati S. Sherekar and Dr. Vilas M. Thakare, "Learning the Channel Uncertainty for Defensive Security Enhancements in MANET with Trust Management," SSRG International Journal of Mobile Computing and Application, vol. 4,  no. 1, pp. 21-27, 2017. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23939141/IJMCA-V4I2P105


MANET incorporates many features such as dynamic topology and open wireless medium which are potential to security vulnerabilities. To avoid unintentional interferences, approaches must be examined as a promising complement to current cryptographic techniques. A trust management system, an interference model and some defensive methods can complete the requirement of modern networks altogether for better security. In this paper, an approach which can merge these elements is presented. A trust value which is portrait of reliability is used with the link information to make a successful transmission. This scheme is further incorporated with interference model, in each time step. Being known the jammers parameters and channel state information, the information theoretic approaches can establish reliable communication and data confidentiality. Cardinality of the link is also considered for the learning purpose. The learned dynamics of the network is used to give a transmission path for guaranteed communication under secure environment.


MANETs, Trust Management, Channel Uncertainty, Jamming, Defensive measures, Anti-jamming.


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