The Internet of Things (IoT) Routing Security—A Study

  • M. Durairaj
  • J. Hirudhaya Mary AshaEmail author
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 637)


Internet of things (IoT) is the finest metric following technology that turns the attention of the people throughout the world. IoT is a global connecting network that allows people to connect with each other largely. It is a challenging technology due to its complex environment and resource-dependent features. Different surveys depict that there may be several billions of IoT users by 2020. There are numerous companies that offer IoT services. Nowadays, the security of an IoT feature is an issue which is non-measurable in nature. Different research works are being performed to find the optimal solution to provide security of IoT. IoT requires less human commanding and controls which results in vulnerability due to hacking. In this paper, the literature is reviewed based on the types of routing attacks in wireless sensor network interface layer communication and classified the attacks that disturb the communication. These attacks are classified as attacks on topology, resources, and traffic. Based on the classification of attacks, countermeasures are suggested to protect the routing standard for the IoT environment.


Internet of things Wireless sensor network Security attacks Routing protocols Resource attacks Traffic attacks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Assistant Professor, Department of Computer ScienceBharathidasan UniversityTiruchirapalliIndia
  2. 2.Research Scholar, Department of Computer ScienceBharathidasan UniversityTiruchirapalliIndia

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