Modeling Key Infection in Large-Scale Sensor Networks

  • Feiyang Peng
  • Zhihong LiuEmail author
  • Yong Zeng
  • Jialei Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10631)


Key infection is a lightweight security protocol suitable for large-scale sensor networks. In this paper, we first derive a probabilistic model to analyze the security of key infection, then propose a group based key infection to improve its security performance.


Key management Key infection Secrecy amplification Sensor networks 



This work was supported by the National Key Research and Development Program of China (2016YFB0800601), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (61671360, 61173135), and in part by the Natural Science Basic Research Plan in Shaanxi Province of China (2017JM6082).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Cyber EngineeringXidian UniversityXi’anChina

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