Secure Encryption in Wireless Body Sensor Networks

  • A. SivasangariEmail author
  • Suvam Bhowal
  • R. Subhashini
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 814)


The transmission of the patient’s data is transmitted through wireless medium. It is therefore necessary to provide adequate security. A lightweight selective encryption (LWSE) scheme is proposed in this work. The proposed security mechanism of WBAN ensures security parameter such as data confidentiality and authentication and designed to provide the security in three levels of communication in WBAN. The security of medical data either while stored in WBAN or during their transmission is an important issue concern. The sensor nodes are energy constrained. It is necessary to use lightweight security mechanism for WBAN. A LWSE scheme is proposed for minimizing transmission overhead.


Morphological operators Symmetric encryption Skipjack algorithm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sathyabama Institute of Science and TechnologyChennaiIndia

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