Wireless Information-Theoretic Security: Theoretical analysis & experimental measurements with multiple eavesdroppers in an outdoor obstacle-dense MANET

Journal article


Chrysikos, T, Birkos, K, Dagiuklas, A. and Kotsopoulos, S (2016). Wireless Information-Theoretic Security: Theoretical analysis & experimental measurements with multiple eavesdroppers in an outdoor obstacle-dense MANET. Physical Communication.
AuthorsChrysikos, T, Birkos, K, Dagiuklas, A. and Kotsopoulos, S
Abstract

Wireless Information-Theoretic Security (WITS) has been suggested as a robust security scheme, especially for infrastructure-less networks. Based on the physical layer, WITS considers quasi-static Rayleigh fading instead of the classic Gaussian wiretap scenario. In this paper, they key parameters of WITS are investigated by implementing an 802.11n ad-hoc network in an outdoor obstacle-dense topology. Measurements performed throughout the topology allow for a realistic evaluation of a scenario with multiple moving eavesdroppers. Low speed user movement has been considered, so that Doppler spread can be discarded. A set of discrete field test trials have been conducted, based on simulation of human mobility throughout an obstacle-constrained environment. Average Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) values have been measured for all moving nodes, and the Probability of Non-Zero Secrecy Capacity has been calculated for different eavesdropping cooperative schemes (Selection Combining and Maximal-Ratio Combining). In addition, the Outage Probability has been estimated with regard to a nonzero target Secrecy Rate for both techniques. The results have been compared with the respective values of WITS key parameters derived from theoretical analysis.

KeywordsWireless Security; Rayleigh channels; Ad-hoc networks; Diversity
Year2016
JournalPhysical Communication
PublisherElsevier
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1016/j.phycom.2016.11.003
Publication dates
Print22 Nov 2016
Publication process dates
Deposited12 Jan 2017
Accepted18 Nov 2016
Accepted author manuscript
License
CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
File Access Level
Open
Permalink -

https://openresearch.lsbu.ac.uk/item/8715y

  • 6
    total views
  • 34
    total downloads
  • 1
    views this month
  • 2
    downloads this month

Related outputs

Lightweight Computation to Robust Cloud Infrastructure for Future Technologies (Workshop Paper)
Shahzadi, S., Iqbal, M., Wang, X., Ubakanma, G., Dagiuklas, A. and Tchernykh, A. (2019). Lightweight Computation to Robust Cloud Infrastructure for Future Technologies (Workshop Paper). Wang, Xinheng, Gao, Honghao, Iqbal, Muddesar and Min, Geyong (ed.) CollaborateCom 2019 - 15th EAI International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing. London 19 - 22 Nov 2019 Springer International Publishing. pp. 3-11
Co-Operative and Hybrid Replacement Caching for Multi-Access Mobile Edge Computing
Ugwuaynyi, E.E., Ghosh, S., Iqbal, M., Dagiuklas, A., Mumtaz, S. and Al-Dulaimi, A. (2019). Co-Operative and Hybrid Replacement Caching for Multi-Access Mobile Edge Computing. 2019 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC). Valencia, Spain 18 - 21 Jun 2019 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/EuCNC.2019.8801991
DocsChain: Blockchain based IoT Solution for Verficiation of Degree Documents
Rasool, S., Saleem, A., Iqbal, M., Dagiuklas, A., Mumtaz, S. and Ul Qayyum, Z. (2019). DocsChain: Blockchain based IoT Solution for Verficiation of Degree Documents. IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems.
Predicting quality of experience for online video service provisioning
Bulkan, U and Dagiuklas, A. (2019). Predicting quality of experience for online video service provisioning. Multimedia Tools and Applications.
A Novel Mobility-Aware Playout Algorithm for VoIP Services
Lykourgiotis, A, Kotsopoulos, S and Dagiuklas, A. (2017). A Novel Mobility-Aware Playout Algorithm for VoIP Services. Wireless Personal Communications. 96 (2), pp. 2427-2446.
IoTA: IoT Automated SIP-based Emergency Call Triggering System for general eHealth purposes
Andriopoulou, F, Orphanoudakis, T and Dagiuklas, A. (2017). IoTA: IoT Automated SIP-based Emergency Call Triggering System for general eHealth purposes. 13th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications. Rome 09 - 11 Oct 2017 London South Bank University. doi:10.1109/WiMOB.2017.8115830
End-to-end quality aware optimization for multimedia clouds
Athanasopoulos, D, Politis, I, Lykourgiotis, A, Tselios, C and Dagiuklas, A. (2016). End-to-end quality aware optimization for multimedia clouds. IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications and Multimedia. Heraklion, Greece 25 - 27 Jul 2016 London South Bank University.
V2I Applications in Highways: How RSU Dimensioning Can Improve Service Delivery
Charalampopoulos, G, Dagiuklas, T and Chrysikos, T (2016). V2I Applications in Highways: How RSU Dimensioning Can Improve Service Delivery. 2nd International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT). Thessaloniki, Greece 16 - 18 May 2016 London South Bank University.
Non-Conforming Behavior Detection for VoIP-Based Network Systems
Galiotos, P, Anagnostopoulos, C, Dagiuklas, T and Kotsopoulos, S (2016). Non-Conforming Behavior Detection for VoIP-Based Network Systems. IEEE International Conference on Communications. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 23 - 27 May 2016 IEEE. doi:10.1109/ICC.2016.7511103
Techno-economic analysis for the deployment of PPDR services over 4G/4G+ Networks
Chrysikos, T, Galiotos, P, Dagiuklas, A. and Kotsopoulos, S (2016). Techno-economic analysis for the deployment of PPDR services over 4G/4G+ Networks. IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications and Multimedia. Heraklion, Greece 25 - 27 Jul 2016 London South Bank University.
EMYNOS: Next Generation Emergency Communication
Markakis, E, Lykourgiotis, A, Politis, I, Dagiuklas, T. and Rebahi, Y (2016). EMYNOS: Next Generation Emergency Communication. IEE Communications Magazine. 55 (1), pp. 139-145.
Integrating IoT and Fog Computing for Healthcare Service Delivery
Andriopoulou, F, Dagiuklas, T. and Orphanoudakis, T (2016). Integrating IoT and Fog Computing for Healthcare Service Delivery. in: Keramidas, G, Voros, N and Hübner, M (ed.) Components and Services for IoT Platforms: Paving the Way for IoT Standards Springer. pp. 213-232