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Secured Clustered Network for Localization and Monitoring of Smart Energy Meters (SEM) in Ghana

by Griffith S. Klogo, James D. Gadze
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 89 - Number 4
Year of Publication: 2014
Authors: Griffith S. Klogo, James D. Gadze
10.5120/15490-4280

Griffith S. Klogo, James D. Gadze . Secured Clustered Network for Localization and Monitoring of Smart Energy Meters (SEM) in Ghana. International Journal of Computer Applications. 89, 4 ( March 2014), 15-19. DOI=10.5120/15490-4280

@article{ 10.5120/15490-4280,
author = { Griffith S. Klogo, James D. Gadze },
title = { Secured Clustered Network for Localization and Monitoring of Smart Energy Meters (SEM) in Ghana },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { March 2014 },
volume = { 89 },
number = { 4 },
month = { March },
year = { 2014 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 15-19 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume89/number4/15490-4280/ },
doi = { 10.5120/15490-4280 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%A Griffith S. Klogo
%A James D. Gadze
%T Secured Clustered Network for Localization and Monitoring of Smart Energy Meters (SEM) in Ghana
%J International Journal of Computer Applications
%@ 0975-8887
%V 89
%N 4
%P 15-19
%D 2014
%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Abstract

Security of smart energy metering infrastructures is an important issue to address for reliability of sensed data and the authentication and authorization of users of the data. A wireless clustered network has been proposed for the localization and monitoring of smart energy meters. Due to the inability of utility service providers to visit the facilities of consumers regularly results in the difficulty of detecting fraud in good time, when energy meters are tampered with. These tampering, illegal connection and illegal bypass of smart energy meters results in commercial and operational losses. This paper proposes measures to address security issues that may arise in the proposed clustered network for locating and monitoring smart energy meters. The security goals of confidentiality/secrecy, authorization, integrity, authentication and availability and availability that are related to the metering infrastructure are addressed in this paper.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Clustered-network confidentiality/secrecy authorization integrity authentication and availability.