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Routing Protocols and Security Issues in Mobile Ad-Hoc Network: A Review

by Sandeep Dalal, Jyoti Mahendia
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 156 - Number 13
Year of Publication: 2016
Authors: Sandeep Dalal, Jyoti Mahendia

Sandeep Dalal, Jyoti Mahendia . Routing Protocols and Security Issues in Mobile Ad-Hoc Network: A Review. International Journal of Computer Applications. 156, 13 ( Dec 2016), 1-5. DOI=10.5120/ijca2016912315

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author = { Sandeep Dalal, Jyoti Mahendia },
title = { Routing Protocols and Security Issues in Mobile Ad-Hoc Network: A Review },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { Dec 2016 },
volume = { 156 },
number = { 13 },
month = { Dec },
year = { 2016 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 1-5 },
numpages = {9},
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publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
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Mobile ad hoc networks(MANETs) is an infrastructure-less dynamic network consisting of collection of wireless mobile nodes that communicate with each other without using any centralized authority. MANETs are considered vulnerable to several kinds of security attacks like worm-hole attacks, black hole attacks, denial-of-service attacks and rushing attack etc. The routing protocol specifies a set of rules using which routers in network share information with each other and report updates to neighbourhood routers. The routing protocol enables a network to make dynamic adjustment to its conditions. Moreover, routing decisions need not to be predetermined and static. Different security mechanisms have been developed by numerous researchers so far in order to prevent such security threats in a network. In this regard, this paper discusses the existing security mechanisms and routing protocols in Mobile Ad-hoc Network in detail.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Mobile ad-hoc network (MANET) Destination sequenced distance vector (DSDV) Ad-hoc On-demand Distance Vector routing (AODV) Dynamic Source Routing (DSR)