Tiny SPU: Implementation and Analysis of Secure Program Update for Clustered Wireless Sensor Networks

  • M. B. Nirmala
  • A. S. Majunath
  • B. G. Yogesh
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 269)


This paper presents the design, implementation and evaluation of Secure Program Update for Clustered wireless sensor networks. Tiny SPU follows an approach based on Deluge, an open source code dissemination protocol, and provides confidentiality along with authentication. The scheme is resilient to malicious program image injection by the compromised nodes. We implement our scheme in TinyOS and evaluate the performance in terms of end-to-end latency and power consumption.


Clustered Sensor Networks Key Computation program image TinyOS nesC 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. B. Nirmala
    • 1
  • A. S. Majunath
    • 1
  • B. G. Yogesh
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer Science and EngineeringSiddaganga Institute of TechnologyTumkurIndia

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