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Mitigation of Control Channel Jamming via Combinatorial Key Distribution

  • Abolfazl Falahati
  • Mahdi Azarafrooz
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 92)

Abstract

The problem of countering control channel jamming against internal adversaries in wireless ad hoc networks is addressed. Using combinatorial key distribution, a new method to secure the control channel access is introduced. This method, utilizes the established keys in the key establishment phase to hide the location of control channels without the need for a secure BS. This is in obtained by combination of a collision free one-way function and a combinatorial key establishment method. The proposed scheme can be considered as a special case of the ALOHA random access schemes which uses the common established keys as its seeds to generate the pattern of transmission.

Keywords

Combinatorial designs Wireless multiple access Control channel accesss security 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abolfazl Falahati
    • 1
  • Mahdi Azarafrooz
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Electrical EngineeringIran University of Science and TechnologyTehranIran

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