Distributed secure routing protocol for Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks

Issa Khalil, Sameer Bataineh, Liana Qubajah, Abdallah Khreishah

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Abstract

Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks (MANETs) reputation is ever increasing rapidly. With the wide spread of MANET the need for securing routing protocols emerges as a very important issue, which is not easy to achieve in MANET. The concept and structure of MANETs make them prone to be easily attacked using several techniques often used against wired networks as well as new methods that have been particularly developed for MANETs. In this paper, we have focused, in particular, on the security issues related to Ad-Hoc routing protocols. A new protocol, based on Authenticated Routing for Ad-Hoc Networks (ARAN) Protocol and Zone Routing Protocol (ZRP) is proposed. The proposed Authenticated Routing for Ad-Hoc Networks with zoning (ARANz) introduces a distributive nature routing algorithm, which improves performance of routing protocol by dividing the area into zones. ARANz also saves network bandwidth and nodes memory by using reactive routing protocol instead of proactive one (ARAN). Furthermore, it increases network security by introducing local and global Certificate Authority servers.The performance of ARANz is compared to the two existing well known routing protocols: AODV and ARAN protocols. This comparison was done using GloMoSim simulator. The results show the superiority of our protocol in various aspects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2013 5th International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, CSIT 2013 - Proceedings
Pages106-110
Number of pages5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 7 2013
Event2013 5th International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, CSIT 2013 - Amman, Jordan
Duration: Mar 27 2013Mar 28 2013

Publication series

Name2013 5th International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, CSIT 2013 - Proceedings

Other

Other2013 5th International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, CSIT 2013
CountryJordan
CityAmman
Period3/27/133/28/13

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Information Systems

Keywords

  • MANET
  • routing protocol
  • secure wireless networ

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