A Survey of Security Concerns in Various Data Aggregation Techniques in Wireless Sensor Networks

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 309)


Achieving security in case of data aggregation in wireless sensor network (WSN) is a challenging task because of its limitations in terms of computation, resources, battery power, transmission capabilities, etc. This paper provides a comprehensive discussion on literature of security concerns in data aggregation in WSNs. Main contributions of this paper are describing the fundamentals of secure data aggregation in WSN, identifying the important parameters for the classification of secure data aggregation techniques for WSN, considering key characteristics of existing secure data aggregation techniques, comparing the existing secure data aggregation techniques, and introducing table of comparison based on various parameters such as security principles, prevention of attacks by protocols, aggregation function, and cryptographic techniques used.


Data aggregation Security WSN 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of CSENational Institute of TechnologyHamirpurIndia

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