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Security Challenges in Wireless Sensor Networks

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Monali Rajput, Usama Ghawte

Monali Rajput and Usama Ghawte. Security Challenges in Wireless Sensor Networks. International Journal of Computer Applications 168(5):24-28, June 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Monali Rajput and Usama Ghawte},
	title = {Security Challenges in Wireless Sensor Networks},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {June 2017},
	volume = {168},
	number = {5},
	month = {Jun},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {24-28},
	numpages = {5},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017914414},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


In recent years, Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) has shown a valid futuristic application in the field of medical, geology, industry and defence etc. The basic plan of a Wireless sensor network(WSN) is to spatially distributed autonomous devices using sensors to monitor physical or environmental conditions. Wireless communication technology exhibits different forms of security threats. [1] This paper introduces numerous security problems in wireless sensor network, by distinguishing various threats and therefore analysing those problems and stating some security measures within the WSN. We additionally discuss the security for making certain layered and robust(strong) security in wireless sensor networks


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Wireless Sensor Network (WSN), Security.