Analysis of Security Threats, Requirements, Technologies and Standards in Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Javier Lopez
  • Rodrigo Roman
  • Cristina Alcaraz
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5705)


As sensor networks are more and more being implemented in real world settings, it is necessary to analyze how the different requirements of these real-world applications can influence the security mechanisms. This paper offers both an overview and an analysis of the relationship between the different security threats, requirements, applications, and security technologies. Besides, it also overviews some of the existing sensor network standards, analyzing their security mechanisms.


Sensor Network Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network Intrusion Detection System Security Threat 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Javier Lopez
    • 1
  • Rodrigo Roman
    • 1
  • Cristina Alcaraz
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentUniversity of MalagaSpain

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